Benjamin Atkinson

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Atkinson was born in 1794, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Nathaniel Anuel Atkinson, was 25 and his mother, Catherine Elizabeth Prince, was 18. He died in 1864, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

William Nathaniel Anuel Atkinson
1769–1862
Catherine Elizabeth Prince
1776–1870
Benjamin Atkinson
1794–1864
Emily Rachel Adkinson
1829–
Atkinson
1796–1797
Mildred Adkinson
1798–1897
Celia Elizabeth Adkinson
1799–1876
William Bolen Atkinson
1800–1860
Malinda Atkinson
1801–1880
Jesse William Atkinson
1802–1857
Mille Adkinson
1804–1886
Catherine Dianna Adkisson
1806–1886
Atkinson
1806–1807
Starling Adkinson
1806–
Gooden Adkinson
1808–
John Atkinson
1809–1896
Mary Martha Adkinson
1810–
Agnes Atkinson
1812–1910
John A Adkison
1813–1876
John Adkinson
1814–
Barbara Adkinson
1816–
David P Atkinson
1818–1909
Christeen Adkinson
1820–
Rachel Emily Adkinson
1821–1884
James Harvey Adkisson
1822–1851
Katherine Christian Atkinson
1822–
Christian Jane Atkinson
1823–1912

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    World Events (3)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    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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