Mary Ethel Atkinson

11 December 1881–28 September 1949 (Age 67)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Mary Ethel

When Mary Ethel Atkinson was born on 11 December 1881, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, her father, George Frederick Atkinson, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Rosser, was 31. She married James Maurice Flack on 22 October 1903, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 28 September 1949, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

James Maurice Flack
1877–1952
Mary Ethel Atkinson
1881–1949
Marriage: 22 October 1903
Ellen Ethel Flack
1907–1998
Dorothy Clare Flack
1913–2001

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1903
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Jennie Edith Atkinson

    Female1876–1878Female

    David Rosser Atkinson

    Male1877–1941Male

    Female1881–1949Female

    Ellen Edith Atkinson

    Female1885–1904Female

    Frederick Hartley Atkinson

    Male1887–1918Male

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 10

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Flack in household of James M Flack, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Flack in household of James M Flack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary E Atkinson in household of George F Atkinson, "United States Census, 1900"

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