Russell Harper Atkins

1845–1931 (Age 86)
Blountstown, Calhoun, Florida, United States

The Life of Russell Harper

When Russell Harper Atkins was born on 16 March 1845, in Blountstown, Calhoun, Florida, United States, his father, John P. Atkins, was 26 and his mother, Phireba Harper, was 21. He married Georgia Anne Banks in 1868, in Abe Springs, Calhoun, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Abe Springs, Calhoun, Florida, United States in 1880 and Baker, Okaloosa, Florida, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 1 March 1931, in Opp, Covington, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Opp, Covington, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Harper Atkins
Georgia Anne Banks
Marriage: 1868
David Lewis Atkins
James S. Atkins
Sarah Atkins
William George Atkins
Joseph E M Atkins
Docia Atkins

Spouse & Children

Abe Springs, Calhoun, Florida, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 4

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 23

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Russel H Adkins in household of Joe E Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell H Atkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Russell Harper Atkins, "Alabama, Census of Confederate Veterans, 1907, 1921, 1927"

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