Joseph Butler Atkinson

1 June 1838–8 January 1914 (Age 75)
Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Butler

When Joseph Butler Atkinson was born on 1 June 1838, in Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, Thomas William Atkinson, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Ann Olden Field, was 19. He married Frances Susannah Allan on 12 March 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sigel, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 8 January 1914, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Butler Atkinson
1838–1914
Frances Susannah Allan
1852–1917
Marriage: 12 March 1869
Joseph Allen Atkinson
1870–1956
Margaret Susannah Atkinson
1872–1935
James Collin Atkinson
1875–1953
John William Atkinson
1877–1961
Robert Henry Atkinson
1879–1918
Rose Ann Atkinson
1882–1945
Emma Jane Atkinson
1884–1980
Phillip Brieger Atkinson
1886–1936
Flora Martha Atkinson
1887–1966
Benjamin Franklin Atkinson
1892–1962
Willard Field Atkinson
1894–1922

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1844
    Age 6
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
    1846
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860
    Age 22
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Attkisson
    Aitchison
    Atkisson
    Atkin
    Atkerson
    Adkinson
    Atchison
    Atkison
    Atkeson

    Story Highlight

    Newspaper- beats up young man

    The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Feb 1899, Page 8, found on Utah's Digital Newspaper Database Headline: Big Cottonwood Fracas Subheadline: Young fellow breaks up a card party and is chastised The case aga …

    Sources (33)

    • Joseph B Atkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Joseph B in entry for Warren Ashton and Emma Jane Doty, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Atkinson in entry for Rose Tanner Jacobson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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