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Frances Agnes DOWSON[1]

Female 1916 - 1998  (81 years)


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  • Name Frances Agnes DOWSON 
    Born 3 Jul 1916  Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 May 1998  Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24886  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2016 

    Family Albert Hurby ATHERTON,   b. 1 Feb 1916, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1997, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1938 
    Children 
     1. Janet Lee ATHERTON,   b. 25 Jun 1940, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1940, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. J. ATHERTON
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1916 - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 May 1998 - Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Albert H Atherton 1916-1997
    Albert H Atherton 1916-1997
    With wife Frances Agnes (Dowson) Atherton & Son Jim Atherton

  • Notes 
    • From Find a Grave:
      Frances Agnes Dowson Atherton
      Birth: Jul. 3, 1916
      Death: May 1, 1998

      Frances A. Atherton, 81, of Springfield died Friday at Memorial Medical Center. She was born July 3, 1916, in Kalamazoo, Mich., the daughter of Jack and Jane Dowson. She married Albert H. Atherton in 1938; he preceded her in death in 1997.

      Mrs. Atherton, a homemaker, worked for many years as a beautician. She was an active volunteer at the YMCA and later worked as a membership employee for the YMCA Membership Round Up.

      Survivors: a son, Jim Atherton of Steger and Springfield; a brother, Russell Fillner of Montana and Arizona; a sister, Marian Mehr of Montana; an aunt; 13 nieces and nephews; and 14 cousins.

      Services: Bisch and Son Funeral Home, the Rev. Heidi Hyland officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery.

      State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) - May 2, 1998


      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Albert H. Atherton (1916 - 1997)

      Burial:
      Oak Ridge Cemetery
      Springfield
      Sangamon County
      Illinois, USA
      Plot: Block 43

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      Created by: BjJ
      Record added: Oct 23, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 79165709

  • Sources 
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