William Richard Atkinson

1876–1962 (Age 86)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of William Richard

When William Richard Atkinson was born on 21 September 1876, in Minnesota, United States, his father, William R Atkinson, was 45 and his mother, Adelia Carpentier, was 21. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Mamie Elizabeth Geise. He lived in Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Milton Township, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 4 October 1962, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pine Island Cemetery, Pine Island, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States.

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William Richard Atkinson
Mamie Elizabeth Geise
William Richard Atkinson
Arthur Alvin Atkinson
Harold Atkinson
Oti June Atkinson

Spouse & Children



  • William Richard Atkinson


  • Arthur Alvin Atkinson


  • Harold Atkinson


  • Oti June Atkinson


Parents & Siblings

  • William R Atkinson


  • Adelia Carpentier




  • Harry W Atkinson


  • Male1876–1962Male

  • Charles Ludlow Atkinson


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 8

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Atkinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Atkinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William R Atkinson, "United States Census, 1910"

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