Russell Barton Atkins

1856–1866 (Age 10)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Russell Barton

When Russell Barton Atkins was born on 10 May 1856, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Barton Atkins, was 29 and his mother, Eliza Russell, was 28. He died on 21 July 1866, at the age of 10.

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Barton Atkins
Eliza Russell
Elizabeth Atkins
Libbie Atkins
Russell Barton Atkins
Helen Atkins
Nellie M Atkins
Arthur Rodolph Atkins

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World Events (3)


Age 7

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

Age 7

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.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 10

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Russell B Atkins in household of Barton Atkins, "New York State Census, 1865"

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