William R. Atkinson

1801–1884
South Carolina, United States

The Life of William R.

William R. Atkinson was born on 14 June 1801, in South Carolina, United States. He married Elizabeth Kelley about 1830, in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1850. He was buried in Sumter, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William R. Atkinson
1801–1884
Elizabeth Kelley
1804–
Marriage: about 1830
Robt R Atkinson
1834–
Mary J Atkinson
1836–
John J Atkinson
1838–
Nancy C Atkinson
1841–
Wm N Atkinson
1845–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1830
Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina, United States
children

(5)

  • Robt R Atkinson

    Male1834–Male

  • Mary J Atkinson

    Female1836–Female

  • John J Atkinson

    Male1838–Male

  • Nancy C Atkinson

    Female1841–Female

  • Wm N Atkinson

    Male1845–Male

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 21

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census for Wm R Atkinson

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