Elizabeth Atkinson

1 February 1774–7 July 1850 (Age 76)
Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Atkinson was born on 1 February 1774, in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, James Atkinson, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Ann Medcalfe, was 27. She married Simeon Wing Jr. on 26 November 1789, in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 7 July 1850, in Wayne, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wing Cemetery, Wayne, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Simeon Wing Jr.
Elizabeth Atkinson
Marriage: 26 November 1789
Isabel Wing
Capt. James Wing
Calvin Wing
Sarah E. Wing
Elizabeth A Wing
Charlotte B. Wing
Sally Wing

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  • Marriage
    26 November 1789Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 2
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 20
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 19001;2007: 39891; 2010: 53376)English (northern): patronymic from the personal name Atkin or Adkin, pet forms of Adam.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Elizabeth Atkinson, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Betsey Atkinson, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
    • Betsey Wing, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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