Von Richard Atkinson

Male13 December 1908–29 July 1992

Brief Life History of Von Richard

When Von Richard Atkinson was born on 13 December 1908, in Treasureton, Franklin, Idaho, United States, his father, Henry Clipson Atkinson, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Henrietta Dawson, was 26. He married Vera Eliza Conlin on 27 September 1933, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 29 July 1992, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Von Richard Atkinson
Vera Eliza Conlin
Marriage: 27 September 1933
Joyce Atkinson
Dal Von Atkinson
Larry Don Atkinson
Garth C. Atkinson
Keith Alvin Atkinson

Sources (64)

  • Atkinson, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
  • Von R Atkinson in household of Henry Clisson Atkinson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Von Richard Atkinson in entry for Larry Don Atkinson and Nellie Ray Richards, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1933Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 2

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.


    Age 23

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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

    A Memory of my Grandfather by Michael Richard Atkinson

    Von was born in Treasureton, Idaho. He used to ride his horse on Sundays to court Vera Conlin. Later they were married and had 7 children. He farmed and had livestock all his life. At one time he …

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