Mary Atkinson

1 July 1846–24 January 1895 (Age 48)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Atkinson was born on 1 July 1846, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Atkinson, was 28 and her mother, Jane Parkinson, was 25. She married Hume in 1867, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 24 January 1895, at the age of 48.

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 8
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 17
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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His Grandmother, Jane P. Fowler

Written by Geneve C. Walker Extracted from the Ralph Cutler book (pages 22-24) You can download the entire searchable PDF file of this book at The descendants of Ralph Cu …

Sources (4)

  • Mary Atkinson in household of Charles Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Smith Atkinson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Mary Smith Atkinson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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