Alfred John Atkinson

Brief Life History of Alfred John

When Alfred John Atkinson was born on 3 December 1874, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Henry Atkinson, was 25 and his mother, Johanna Mathilda Peterson, was 22. He married Catherine Stewart Archibald on 29 September 1897, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 8 June 1946, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Alfred John Atkinson
Catherine Stewart Archibald
Marriage: 29 September 1897
Alfred Virgil Atkinson
Katie Cassie Atkinson
Gladys Atkinson
Eva Atkinson
Pericles Solon Atkinson
Portia Atkinson
Roma Atkinson
Mathilda Ruth Atkinson
Wilson Winson Atkinson

Sources (74)

  • Alfred John Atkinson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Albert J Atkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Alfred John Atkinson, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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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Life Sketch of Alfred John and Catherine Archibald Atkinson

The follow account is taken from ”Descendants of Charles John Atkinson and Ann Smith” by Lois Christensen Wilson and Helen Atkinson Cowan, published by J. Grant Stevenson, BYU, Provo, Utah in about 19 …

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