Adelaide Atkin

Brief Life History of Adelaide

When Adelaide Atkin was born on 25 April 1833, in Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Atkin, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Wann, was 11830. She married William Laxton on 15 May 1851, in Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 May 1915, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Adair Cemetery, Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Laxton
Adelaide Atkin
Marriage: 15 May 1851
John Laxton
John Thomas Laxton
Peter Laxton
William Henry Laxton
Israel Pickern Laxton
Mary Elizabeth Laxton
Olive Adelaid Laxton

Sources (33)

  • Adelaide Laxton in household of William Laxton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Adelaide Adkins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915

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EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER Edward John Stock BIRTH 11 Oct 1854 Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England DEATH 11 Dec 1854 (aged 2 months) BURIAL Adair Cemetery Show Low, Navajo County, Arizona, USA MEMORIAL ID 93523979 · View Source


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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin (composed of Ade + the diminutive suffix -kin). This is one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

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

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