Sarah C. Atkins

Brief Life History of Sarah C.

When Sarah C. Atkins was born in March 1872, in Sperryville, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States, her father, Larkin Thomas Atkins, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Jenkins, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Larkin Thomas Atkins
1821–1879
Elizabeth Jane Jenkins
1828–1907
Verinda Frances Atkins
1849–1885
Elizabeth Atkins
1855–
Mary Jane Atkins
1850–1938
George Nerry Atkins
1852–1884
Harriet Victor Atkins
1857–
Rebecca Eveline Atkins
1859–1876
Elias Richard Atkins
1862–1949
Eleonora R. Atkins
1865–1876
Laura Virginia Atkins
1867–1956
Atkins
1870–
Sarah C. Atkins
1872–

Sources (2)

  • Sarah C. Atkins, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Sarah C Atkins, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Atkin (a pet form of Adam) with genitival -s, or a variant of Atkin , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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