Thomas Alphe Atkinson

24 March 1879–7 January 1953 (Age 73)
Parleys Park, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary 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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Thomas Alphe Atkinson
Nora Pace
Marriage: 12 November 1902
Alphe Durant Atkinson
Nora Atkinson
Gordon T Atkinson
Thelbert C Atkinson
Berneice Atkinson
Kenneth W Atkinson
Eugene Atkinson
Adrian D Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1902Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    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
    Age 17
    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
    Age 20
    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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    Sources (58)

    • Thomas A Atkinson in entry for Thomas A Atkinson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Thomas A Atkinson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Thos A in entry for Nyal F Wadley and Bernice Or Berneice Atkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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