The Jones Families of Virginia

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  • ID: I4281
  • Name: Sarah Green JONES
  • Given Name: Sarah Green
  • Surname: JONES
  • Nickname: Sally
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 11 DEC 2010
  • Note:
    9 children

    An official highway marker sits on VA Route 40 west of McKenney in Dinw iddie County, stating:
    "SALLIE JONES ATKINSON
    1860-1943
    Sallie Jones Atkinson, prominent educator and community leader in Dinwi ddie County and her husband, John Pryor Atkinson, gave the land on whic h Sunnyside High School was built in 1911. By her vision, tireless ind ustry, and determination, the school became the first eight-month rural h igh school accredited in Virginia. Mrs. Atkinson also served on the st ate committee that worked to secure Governor Montague's approval for wo men's sufferage."
  • Birth: 14 OCT 1860 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
  • Note: From gravestone.
  • Census: 1870 Dinwiddie Co., VA
  • Note: Age 9
  • Census: 1880 Dinwiddie Co., VA
  • Note: Age 19
  • Census: 1910 Sapony Dist., Dinwiddie Co., VA
  • Note: Age 49
  • Death: 14 NOV 1943 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
  • Note: From gravestone.
  • Burial: Concord Presbyterian Church, Rawlings, Brunswick Co., VA



    Father: Thomas Thweatt JONES b: 23 AUG 1836 in Amelia Co., VA
    Mother: Margaret Ann Randolph BOLLING b: 24 MAR 1840 in Brunswick, Warren Co., MS

    Marriage 1 John Pryor ATKINSON b: 24 MAY 1858 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    • Married: 26 MAY 1886 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    • Note: They were 4th cousins, once removed.
    Children
    1. Has Children Paul 'Tulane' ATKINSON b: 1 MAR 1887 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    2. Has Children Thomas Thweatt ATKINSON b: 18 SEP 1890 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    3. Has No Children Anna Feild ATKINSON b: ABT 1894 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    4. Has No Children Margaret Bolling ATKINSON b: ABT 1895 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    5. Has No Children John Pryor ATKINSON b: 3 MAR 1897 in Champe, VA
    6. Has No Children Bolling Jones ATKINSON b: 4 JUN 1899 in "Sunnyside", Champe, Dinwiddie Co., VA
    7. Has No Children Clara Wilson ATKINSON b: 18 AUG 1901 in Dinwiddie Co., VA
    8. Has Children Meade 'Randolph' ATKINSON b: 5 FEB 1905 in VA
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