Earl Joseph Atkinson

29 May 1894–30 September 1989 (Age 95)
Dayton, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Earl Joseph

When Earl Joseph Atkinson was born on 29 May 1894, in Oneida, Idaho, United States, his father, Frederick Henry Atkinson, was 42 and his mother, Matilda Adelaide Sperry, was 38. He married Mabel Deem Law on 1 August 1918, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1927 and lived in Dayton Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 2001. He died on 30 September 1989, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Earl Joseph Atkinson
Mabel Deem Law
Marriage: 1 August 1918
Erline Atkinson
Melvin Boyd Atkinson
Joyce Atkinson
Sherwin Joseph Atkinson
Frances Myrtle Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1918Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · The Logan Temple Barn
    Age 2
    The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 25
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    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 (38)

    • Earl Joseph Atkinson in household of Matilda Adelaide Sperry Atkinson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Earl Joseph Atkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Earl Joseph Atkinson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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