John Atkey

about 1655–25 January 1726 (Age 71)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Atkey was born about 1655, in England, United Kingdom. He married Mrs. Anne Atkey about 1675, in Cecil, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 25 January 1726, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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John Atkey
Mrs. Anne Atkey
Marriage: about 1675
Angelico Atkey
Mary Elizabeth Atkey

Spouse and Children


    Mrs. Anne Atkey


about 1675
Cecil, Maryland, United States


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Age 19

Historical Boundaries - 1674: Cecil, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cecil, Maryland, United States

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone dwelling ‘at the enclosure’, Middle English atte hey (from Old English (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’).2 Irish: variant of Athy .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Jn. Atkey in entry for John Copping and Angelica Atkey, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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