Amos Anthony Atkinson

27 December 1869–20 April 1951 (Age 81)
Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Amos Anthony

When Amos Anthony Atkinson was born on 27 December 1869, in Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas P Atkinson, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Elizabeth Simmons, was 24. He married Margaret Ann Pope on 12 October 1910, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Madison, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 20 April 1951, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sutton Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Anthony Atkinson
Margaret Ann Pope
Marriage: 12 October 1910
Ruth Atkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1910Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 27
    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.

    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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    Amos Anthony Autobiography

    AMOS ATKINSON AUTOBIOGRAPHY FOREWORD Unexpected sources sometimes help us with family histories. Uncle Amos was married to a second wife after his wife Annie Pope and their daughter Ruth die …

    Sources (35)

    • Amos A Atchison in household of Eliza Atchison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amos A Atkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Amos Atkinson in entry for Nettie Irene Atkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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