When Thomas Pritt Atkinson was born on 19 July 1889, in Pennybridge, Lancashire, England, his father, Joseph Atkinson, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Pritt, was 29. He married Duretta Larson on 3 July 1922, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 10, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Lark, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1937. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 30 October 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
English (northern): patronymic from the personal name Atkin or Adkin, pet forms of Adam.