Adelaide Atkin

25 April 1833–31 May 1915 (Age 82)
Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Adelaide

When Adelaide Atkin was born on 25 April 1833, in Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Atkin Sr, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Wann, was 26. 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 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 Pickron Laxton
Mary Elizabeth Laxton
Olive Adelaid Laxton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1851Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 30
    Arizona Territory

    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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    Story Highlight

    FRANK LUDWIG NIKOLAUS My cousin, Leland Nikolaus told me what he remembers hearing from his Mother Maggie Nikolaus. He said his Dad [Bill] never talked ab …

    Sources (31)

    • Adelaide Laxton in household of William Laxton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Alad Laxton in entry for Mary Elazzbarth Nickolaus, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Adelaide Atkins in household of William Atkins, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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