Thomas Alphe Atkinson

Brief Life History of Thomas Alphe

When Thomas Alphe Atkinson was born on 24 March 1879, in Parleys Park, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, Amos Stiles Atkinson, was 32 and his mother, Alice Prescott, was 29. He married Nora Pace on 12 November 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930 and Pleasant Grove Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 7 January 1953, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Alphe Atkinson
1879–1953
Nora Pace
1881–1971
Marriage: 12 November 1902
Alphe Durant Atkinson
1903–1904
Nora Atkinson
1904–1904
Gordon T Atkinson
1906–1958
Thelbert C Atkinson
1907–1990
Berneice Atkinson
1910–2009
Kenneth W Atkinson
1912–1976
Eugene Atkinson
1914–1971
Adrian D Atkinson
1919–2007

Sources (59)

  • Thomas A Atkinson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thomas A. Atkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Thomas Alphe Atkinson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

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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