Annie Eliza Atchinson

19 January 1846–24 July 1879 (Age 33)
Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Annie Eliza

When Annie Eliza Atchinson was born on 19 January 1846, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Daniel Ladd Atchinson, was 40 and her mother, Electa S. Fuller, was 36. She married Charles Benjamin Jencks Root on 14 January 1869, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 24 July 1879, in Ludlow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Ludlow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Benjamin Jencks Root
Annie Eliza Atchinson
Marriage: 14 January 1869
William A Root
Charles Arthur Root, Sr

Spouse and Children

14 January 1869
Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    William A Root


    Charles Arthur Root, Sr


Parents and Siblings




    Harriet Sophia Atchinson



    Mary Jane Atchinson




+5 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Atchison .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Root in household of Charles Root, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Annie E Atchinson in household of Daniel L Atchinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna E Atchinson in household of Daniel L Atchinson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"

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