William Oscar Atkinson

1904–1973 (Age 69)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Oscar

When William Oscar Atkinson was born on 7 March 1904, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Ruffin Atkinson, was 49 and his mother, Martha Jane Simpson, was 36. He married Burnice Narron on 28 November 1925, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. He lived in O'Neals Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Middlesex, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1973. He died on 30 April 1973, in Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Johnston, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Oscar Atkinson
Burnice Narron
Marriage: 28 November 1925

Spouse & Children

28 November 1925
Jackson, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Ruffin Atkinson


  • Female1867–1955Female



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 14

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William O Atkinson in household of Thomas R Atkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bill Atkinson in entry for Billy Hopkins and Edna Mae Atkinson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • William Atkinson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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