William Atkin IV

22 November 1893–15 April 1973 (Age 79)
Atkinville, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Atkin IV was born on 22 November 1893, in Atkinville, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, William Atkin, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Barnett, was 32. He married Lula Palmer on 18 April 1917, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Pinto, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 15 April 1973, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Atkin IV
Lula Palmer
Marriage: 18 April 1917
William Floyd Atkin
Velva Atkin
Sylvia Atkin
Beth Atkin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1917St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 3
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument
    Age 22
    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin (composed of Ade + the diminutive suffix -kin). This is one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    MEMOIRS By: Hazel Atkin Lake

    In so busy a world it is hard to take, time out, even for memoirs, but being urged and having tarried too long already, I decided it is high time for me to at least make a start. I was …

    Sources (31)

    • William Atkin in household of William Atkin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William J in entry for William Floyd Atkin and Ellen Lyman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wm Athin, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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