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The earliest traceable ancestor of the Atlas Family is King Atlas, Sr., who was born between 1809 and 1810 and died between 1891 and 1892.

The children of King Atlas, Sr. are (in birth order):

KING ATLAS, JR., b. Bet. 1833 - 1847, Louisiana or Arkansas; d. June 10, 1919, Lake Providence, LA.

JOHN ATLAS, SR., b. Bet. 1843 - 1845, Arkansas or Louisiana; d. December 23, 1924, Lake Providence, LA.

WILLIAM STEVEN ATLAS, SR., b. Bet. 1845 - 1847, Arkansas; d. between June and October 1880, Lake Providence, LA.

ANDREW ATLAS, b. Bet. January 1849 - 1850, Arkansas or Louisiana; d. December 14, 1923, Lake Providence, LA.

SARAH ATLAS, b. 1850, Louisiana; d. Bef. 1905, Lake Providence, LA.
                
THOMAS ATLAS, b. Unknown, Unknown; d. Unknown, Unknown.
Notes for THOMAS ATLAS:
"Marriage and family status unknown." - John Atlas, 1985; Efforts to trace Thomas Atlas' lineage have yielded no information. It is possible during the transcription of the first familial record King Atlas Jr.’s son Thomas was thought to be the son of King Atlas, Sr and Rachel Day.

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Family Trees
The following trees are in reverse order, meaning that they start with later generations and then expand to the earlier generations. This is to help family members locate exactly which line of the family they fall on.

If documents are available for the earliest traceable ancestor on a specific tree, links to them are found in the "Documents" column

All information is as of June 1, 2010
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King Atlas, Jr. Line

William Steven Atlas, Sr. Line

Grandchildren and great grandchildren of
King Atlas, Jr.
:

Documents

Great grandchildren of William Steven Atlas, Sr..

Documents

Rev. Francis Joseph Atlas, Sr. Tree
Son of Louis Balfour/Bareford Atlas, Sr.

Civil Rights Activities

Obituary

Burial Record

William Steven Atlas, IV Tree
Son of William Steven Atlas, III

None available
Ruby Lee (Phillips) Brooks Tree
Daughter of Lelar (Atlas) Phillips
None available Edward Milton Atlas, Sr. Tree
Son of William Steven Atlas, III
None available
Sarah (Hearn(s)) Facen Tree
Daughter of Rachel (Atlas) Hearn(s)
Burial Record Preston Hawkins Atlas Tree
Son of William Steven Atlas, III
None available
Daisy Ellen "Sweet" (Russell) Jackson Tree
Daughter of Nancy Ruth (Marshall) Russell
Burial Record

Grandchildren of William Steven Atlas, Sr.:

Documents
Alice (Atlas) Marshall Tree
Daughter of Thomas Atlas
Obituary

Burial Record

William Steven Atlas, III Tree
Son of William Steven Atlas, Jr.

Marriage Certificate - Marriage #1

Directory Listing - 1938/1939

Directory Listing - 1940/1941

Obituary

Nancy Ruth (Russell) Nervis Tree
Daughter of Nancy Ruth (Marshall) Russell
Newspaper Article

Burial Record
Children of William Steven Atlas, Sr.
Documents
Lelar (Atlas) Phillips Tree
Daughter of Thomas Atlas
None available

. William Steven Atlas, Jr. Tree

Marriage Certificate - Marriage #3

Children of King Atlas, Jr. and Alice Smith (First Marriage)

Documents

All Inclusive Tree and Other Info

Documents

Thomas Atlas, Sr. Tree

Death Certificate

Burial Record

All Descendants of William Steven Atlas, Sr.

Freedman's Bureau Letter
Louis Balfour/Bareford Atlas, Sr. Tree Death Certificate

Obituary
Rachel (Atlas) Hearns Tree Death Certificate Sarah (Hewlett) Atlas
Wife of William Steven Atlas, Sr.

Death Certificate

Related Families Genealogy

Children of King Atlas, Jr. and Clora Evans (Third Marriage),
By Adoption

Documents
Andrew Atlas Line

Descendants of Nancy Ruth (Marshall) Russell

Obituary
Children of Andrew Atlas
Documents

Eliza (Atlas) Rosby Tree

Death Certificate
Charles Edward Russell, Sr.
(Husband of Nancy Ruth (Marshall) Russell)

Related Families Genealogy

Death Certificate

Blog

More on Clora Evans

Documents

All Inclusive Tree

Documents

Clora (Evans) Atlas Tree


 

AtlasFamily.Org Blog - 2010 Research Trip
Locating the Last Slaveowner of Clora (Evans) Atlas

Related Families Genealogy

All Descendants of Andrew Atlas


Deed Record

Death Certificate

All Inclusive Tree

Documents
All Descendants of King Atlas, Jr.

Newspaper Profile

Deed Record

Death Certificate

John Atlas Line

Sarah Atlas Line

All Inclusive Tree

Documents

All Inclusive Tree

Documents
All Descendants of John Atlas

Deed Record

Death Certificate

All Descendants of Sarah (Atlas) Henderson None Available
King Atlas Sr. Line
Children and Grandchildren of King Atlas, Sr.
Documents
King Atlas, Sr. Tree
Oldest traceable ancestor of the Atlas Family.
Includes 1st, 2nd and 3rd generations.
This tree includes dates and places of birth, death and marriage, if applicable.

Marriage Certificate

Atlas Family Statistics as of June 1, 2010:

The oldest living direct descendent of King Atlas (b. 1810, d. Bet. 1891-1892) is Ethel Atlas who is 101 years, 3 months old.

There are 2,002 members of the family. (Living and dead)

There are 9 generations of family members.

There are 615 total marriages.

There are 449 different surnames (last names) among the family.

Family Roster (Kinship List)

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Family Roster - By last name, includes relation to King Atlas, Sr.

 


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