Amos Wilby Atkinson

30 September 1886–5 October 1933 (Age 47)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Amos Wilby

When Amos Wilby Atkinson was born on 30 September 1886, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Atkinson, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann Prescott, was 25. He married Blanch Josephine Potts on 30 September 1908, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 5 October 1933, in Francis, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Francis Cemetery, Francis, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Wilby Atkinson
Blanch Josephine Potts
Marriage: 30 September 1908
Glen Wilby Atkinson
Elaine Josephine Atkinson
Alfred Leon Atkinson
Ivan H. Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1908Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1895 · Bountiful Shrinks in Size
    Age 9
    During November, both the cities of Woods Cross and West Bountiful voted to separate from the main city of Bountiful. This caused the cities' land area to decrease by nearly ten and a half square miles.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 14
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Amos Wilby through memories of Warren Atkinson

    Warren Atkinson was asked about his father. This is from Warren's history. "Amos used to be a rodeo clown. We'd go to the Summit County Fair all the time. He had that old swayed back horse and a …

    Sources (31)

    • Amos Melby Atkinson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Amos W in entry for Glen Wilby Atkinson and Doris Moon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wilby Atkinson in entry for Rulon L Atkinson, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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