James William Atkinson

3 January 1811–1 September 1898 (Age 87)
Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James William

When James William Atkinson was born on 3 January 1811, in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Plummer Atkinson, was 46 and his mother, Rebecca Clipson, was 43. He married Louisa Crunkhorn on 2 September 1846, in Newington, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in London, Middlesex, England in 1861 and Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 1 September 1898, in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Dayton, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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James William Atkinson
Louisa Crunkhorn
Marriage: 2 September 1846
James William Plummer Atkinson
Frederick Henry Atkinson
Rosa Louise Atkinson
Jessie Ann Atkinson
James Henry Atkinson
William Walter Atkinson
Louise Ann Atkinson
Fanny Eliza Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1846Newington, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 19
    The Netherlands declare independence. The outbreak of a revolution in France in July 1830 inspire a Belgian uprising in August. Dutch troops are driven from Brussels, and on October 4th a unique coalition of Catholics and Liberals proclaim Belgian independence. The great powers--Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Russia--accept Belgian independence from the Netherlands.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 25
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Biography of James Atkinson

    Biography of James Atkinson 1811-1898 James Atkinson was the youngest and also the l5th child of William Plummer Atkinson and Rebecca Clipson. He was born 3 Jan. 1811 in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshi …

    Sources (27)

    • James William Atkinson in entry for Louise Ann Atkinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • James Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • England, Marriage Certificate

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