Thomas Madison Atchison

1897–1995 (Age 98)
Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Madison

When Thomas Madison Atchison was born on 1 August 1897, in Texas, United States, his father, Elijah Bailey Atchison, was 37 and his mother, Lucretia Melvina Ward, was 18. He married Jimmie Esta Reid on 12 May 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 July 1995, in Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hurst Ranch Cemetery, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Madison Atchison
Jimmie Esta Reid
Marriage: 12 May 1916
James Durward Atchison

Spouse & Children

12 May 1916


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas M Atchinson in household of Elija B Atchinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas M Atchison in household of Eliga B Atchison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Madison Atchison, "Find A Grave Index"

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