Joseph LeRoy Atkinson

28 April 1878–29 December 1935 (Age 57)
Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph LeRoy

When Joseph LeRoy Atkinson was born on 28 April 1878, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Henry Atkinson, was 29 and his mother, Johanna Mathilda Peterson, was 25. He married Mary Barbara Godfrey on 10 October 1906, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in World in 1935. He died on 29 December 1935, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph LeRoy Atkinson
Mary Barbara Godfrey
Marriage: 10 October 1906
Zelda Barbara Atkinson
Elizabeth Ethel Atkinson
Mary Louise Atkinson
Helen Atkinson
LeRoy Alfred Atkinson
Luella Ramona Atkinson
Chester Joseph Atkinson
Dora Bernice Atkinson
Naomi Atkinson
Rhea Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1906Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 3
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 12
    Idaho is the 43rd state.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 16
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    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

    Memories of Mary Barbara Godfrey by Elizabeth Fine (daughter)

    This account is from the book, "Posterity of Joseph Leroy Atkinson and Mary Barbara Godfrey" published by Helen Cowan and Elizabeth (Beth) Fine in 1999. Mary Barbara Godfrey was born August 13, 1885. …

    Sources (50)

    • Joseph Atkinson in entry for Zelda Barbara Atkinson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph Leroy Atkinson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • J L Atkinson in entry for Grant Vanfleet and Elizabeth Atkinson, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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