Joseph Thompson Atkin

21 June 1863–13 August 1938 (Age 75)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Thompson

When Joseph Thompson Atkin was born on 21 June 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Atkin Jr, was 28 and his mother, Rachel Thompson, was 28. He married Eleanor Walker on 26 February 1890, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bloomington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880 and Washington, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 August 1938, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Thompson Atkin
Susie Jane Fawcett
Marriage: 27 October 1897
LeGrand Fawcett Atkin
Ruth Atkin
Rudger Clawson Atkin
Wendell Atkin
Anthony William Atkin
Naomi Atkin
Janice Atkin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1897St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 6
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (53)

    • Joseph Thompson Atkin in entry for Atkin, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph Thompson Atkin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph T Atkin in entry for Glen Neilson and Naomi Atkin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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