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Elwyn C. Atherton

Male 1917 - 1999


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  • Name  Elwyn C. Atherton  [1
    Born  18 Mar 1917  near Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1925  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Llevin Atherton, son, male, white, age 7, single, number of years in the U.S.: 5, number of years in Iowa: 5, attended rural school, highest reader attained: 1st grade, number of months in school in 1924: 9, place of birth: Iowa, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: Illinois (sic), place of marriage of parents: Iowa, church affiliation: Protestant
    Census  1930  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Elwyne C. Atherton, son, male, white, age 13, single, attended school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Arkansas, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Feb 1981  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  Nov 1996  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  20 Jul 1999  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  23 Jul 1999  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary  26 Jul 1999  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Elwyn C. Atherton, 82, of Integrated Health Services of Mediapolis, formerly of Burlington, died Tuesday, July 20, 1999, at Burlington Medical Center.

      Born March 18, 1917, in rural Kingston, he was the son of Carl Stanley and Ruth Elizabeth Van Nice Atherton.

      Mr. Atherton worked for many years at Klein Manufacturing and retired after working many years for Burlington Parks Department.

      He was a member of West Hill United Methodist Church.

      Survivors include two sisters, Louise Stewart of Burlington and Myrtle Hoeg of Wapello; one brother, Stanley Atherton of Burlington; nine nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews; and five great-great- nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

      The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home in Mediapolis.

      The funeral for Mr. Atherton will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, with the Reverend Paul Benjamin officiating. Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis.

      A memorial has been established for West Hill United Methodist Church.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Elwyn C. Atherton; born: 18 March 1917; died: 20 July 1999 (V); last residence: 52601 (Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Person ID  I25886  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Carl Stanley Atherton,   b. 8 Nov 1887, Hazen, Prairie County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1981, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ruth Elizabeth VanNice,   b. 14 Apr 1892, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1952, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Oct 1913  Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 8, 9
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Carl Stanley Atherton; Groom's Birthplace: Hazen, Arkansas; Bride's Name: Ruth Elizabeth Van Nice; Bride's Birth Date: 1891; Bride's Birthplace: Mediapolis; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 22 October 1913; Marriage Place: Huron Towahip, Des Moines County, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Charles Atherton; Groom's Mother's Name: Sadie Swise; Bride's Father's Name: Charles Frank Van Nice; Bride's Mother's Name: Ella Warfield Guy; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86821-4; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1675643; Reference Number: 2:3QXKX39
    Family ID  F2484  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S10460] Atherton, Thyrza Independence (Mehaffy/Evans) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, December 4, 1996; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S9262] Atherton, Elwyn C. - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, July 26, 1999; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1691

    4. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-2, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 4A, page number: 121; enumeration date: April 10, 1930

    5. [S1315] Atherton, Carl Stanley - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 16, February 6, 1981; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1314] World Connect - mehaffy: 1650011, (last updated: 2008-06-18 03:46:12 UTC (Wed), contact: Debbie Koch) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1316] Atherton, Ruth Elizabeth VanNice - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 6?, June 14, 1952; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).