Mrs. Flattery's mother obit 1888
Laid at Ateat. Many pioneer people of 8an Bernardino will deeply regret to learn of the death of Mrs. J. J. Atkinson, who was consigned consigned to her last resting place yeiter-day. yeiter-day. yeiter-day. She was a resident of this county for nearly a quarter of a century. She lived many years on the Majave and several several years in this town, and in both made many warm friends by her amiaDinty and hospitality. Her bouse on the Mojave river was always open to old friends and new friends. She was be loved bv ber neighbors and deservedly. for, she was never so happy as when en tertaining ber visitors and well she knew bow to entertain them, tier hue Dana, Mr. J. J. Atkinson, died about two years ago. Since his death, Mrs. Atkinson, then apparently in the best of health, steadily declined. She sold her ranch and cattle on the Mojave in the winter of 1887, and with her three sons, moved to Arizona, where she bought a farm. The change of climate undoubtedly shortened her life. She leaves a family of three sons and three daughters. The eldest daughter ia married to Mr. 6. W. Wilson, and is living in . Arizona : the second is Mrs. Frank Flattery, and the younger Mrs. Z. B. Stuart, both of this city. They were all with her in her illness. illness. She was a good neighbor, a good mother, a good wife and a good woman. The earlier pioneers are going fast. And, take them all in all, no worthier class of citizens has yet made San Bernardino their home.