Atkinson-Fall Family Collection
- Event: Donated 7/16/2019
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Biographical / Historical
Minerva N. Hankla married Joseph Henry Atkinson, the second son of Washington G. Atkinson. He died in 1863 and she remarried Dr. John Newton Fall July 16, 1865. Their only son was Randolph H. Fall, who was born May 29, 1866. Fall married Carrie Nancy Jacobs July 9, 1893. He was a successful businessman in Chireno for much of his life. Fall passed away August 11, 1935.
Biographical note paraphrased from information in the 1850 U.S. Census Slave Schedule; the 1860 U. S. Census; Bennie Jean Landry and Molly Gray Holke, "Atkinson, Benjamin Arthur,"Nacogdoches County Families (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corp., 1985), 142-143; and Mildred B. Sparks, “Fall, John Newton,” Nacogdoches County Families (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corp., 1985), 273.
- Guide to the Atkinson-Fall Family Collection
- Kyle Ainsworth