Thomas Johnson Atkinson

1861–1944 (Age 84)
Burton Pidsea, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Johnson

When Thomas Johnson Atkinson was born on 1 January 1861, in Burton Pidsea, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Atkinson, was 32 and his mother, Jane Medforth, was 27. He married Ellen Chapman on 28 November 1886, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Clifton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Sculcoates All Saints, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 20 December 1944, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Johnson Atkinson
Ellen Chapman
Marriage: 28 November 1886
Emily Atkinson
Frederick Atkinson
William Chapman Atkinson Sr
John Thomas Atkinson
George Wilford Atkinson
Annie Elizabeth Atkinson
Florence Ada Atkinson
Ellen Chapman Atkinson
Ethel May Atkinson
Elsie Atkinson

Spouse & Children

28 November 1886
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 2

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Age 23

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Johnson Atkinson in household of Caroline Obediance Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas J Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas J Atkinson in household of George W Atkinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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