Museum the New Llano Colony



Bertha Atwood

Birth: She was born in 1870 at Iowa.  

Family Information: Wife of Fred P. Atwood.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In February 1930 she and Mr. Atwood moved into one of the new auto camp houses and felt quite cozy. Mr. and Mrs. Graves moved into their old apartment in the west wing of the girls' dormitory as soon as it was vacated.  

Job in Colony: She worked in the colony laundry -- after her departure the laundry crew were "down in the dumps."  

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Post-Colony History:  

Death:  

Sources: US Census: 1930; "Vernon Parish Democrat": February 13, 1930; "Llano Colonist": February 15, 1930, February 28, 1931; FindAGrave.com  

 

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