Bright Atkinson

Bright Atkinson
June 27, 1833 – April 8, 1912

1860 Residence: Robeson County, NC

Military Record
April 24, 1861 – Enlisted at Robeson County, NC
12th North Carolina Regiment, 1st Company D
Rank: Corporal
December 16, 1861 – Company was Disbanded
May 5, 1862 – Enlisted at Robeson County, NC
50th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank:  Private
June 1, 1862 – Promoted to Sergeant
November-December 1862 – Promoted to Ordinance Sergeant and transferred to
50th North Carolina Regiment, Field & Staff
March – December 1864 – Reduced to ranks and transferred to
50th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
May 1, 1865 – Paroled at Greensboro, NC

Parents
Kinchen Atkinson 1803-1879
Esther Purvis 1805-1881

Siblings
Elizabeth Jane Atkinson 1826-1891
Joseph Henry Atkinson 1827-1907        50th NC Co H
Clarissa Atkinson 1829
E. C. Atkinson 1834        12th NC 1st Co D
Atlas Atkinson 1837-1917        12th NC 1st Co D
John Cross Atkinson 1841-1915        50th NC Co B
Ann Catherine Atkinson 1844-1920
Hybert Atkinson 1846-1924        7th NC Jr Res Co C
Florence Elen Atkinson 1847
Kinchen Atkinson 1850
Martha Atkinson 1852

Wife
Mary Adelaide Nance 1847-1910

Children
Blanch Atkinson 1871-1896
Everett Kinchin Atkinson 1873-1952
Oda Lillian Atkinson 1875-1959
William Sellers Atkinson 1879-1954
Catherine Dorothea Atkinson 1881-1955
Joseph Crawford Atkinson 1884-1885
Myrtle Leet Atkinson 1887-1969

Burial
Marietta Cemetery
Affinity Road
Marietta, Robeson County, NC

Bright Atkinson Grave

Bright Atkinson Grave