Thomas Atchison

1871–
Moores Prairie Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Atchison was born about 1871, in Moores Prairie Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas J. Atchison, was 43 and his mother, Lavina W Meadows, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J. Atchison
1828–1915
Lavina W Meadows
1841–1920
George P Atchison
1868–1945
Thomas Atchison
1871–
William Thomas Atchisson
1870–1962
Hiram Atchison
1872–1949
Samuel Atchison
1878–
Dora E Atchison
1882–
Oma Atchison
1887–

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World Events (8)

1871

Age 0

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Thomas Atchison in household of Thomas Atchison, "United States Census, 1880"

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