Thomas P Atkinson

1843–1928 (Age 85)
Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Thomas P

When Thomas P Atkinson was born on 23 July 1843, in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Atkinson, was 30 and his mother, Phebe Campbell, was 33. He married Ruth Elizabeth Simmons on 11 March 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Grouse Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory, United States in 1880 and Lyman, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 20 September 1928, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sutton Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas P Atkinson
Ruth Elizabeth Simmons
Marriage: 11 March 1865
Thomas Enzley Atkinson
Flora Amanda Atkinson
Amos Anthony Atkinson
Ernest Atkinson
William Elmer Atkinson
Hyrum Burt Atkinson
Phebe Campbell Atkinson
Celia Irene Atkinson
Rhoda Estella Atkinson
Ozula Jane Atkinson

Spouse & Children

11 March 1865
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking

Age 14

The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 23

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight


Early Years of Thomas Atkinson Thomas Atkinson was born in the quaint small town of Sackville, New Brunswick, on the 23 of July, 1843, in which Province both of his parents were also born. His mot …

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Sources (3)

  • Thos Atkinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Atchison in household of Eliza Atchison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Atkinson, "United States Census, 1900"

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