Ester Ann Atkin

23 July 1857–28 May 1868 (Age 10)
Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Ester Ann

When Ester Ann Atkin was born on 23 July 1857, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Atkin Jr, was 22 and her mother, Rachel Thompson, was 22. She died on 28 May 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 10, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Atkin Jr
1835–1900
Rachel Thompson
1835–1903
Ester Ann Atkin
1857–1868
William Atkin
1859–1941
Rachel Violet Atkin
1861–1900
Joseph Thompson Atkin
1863–1938
Henry Thomas Atkin
1865–1938
John Peter Atkin
1867–1894
George Alma Atkin
1870–1921
Heber Charles Atkin
1872–1942
Enoch Atkin
1874–1874
May Atkin
1877–1927
Hyrum Atkin
1879–1958
Nellie Martha Atkin
1882–1963

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1863
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 6
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin (composed of Ade + the diminutive suffix -kin). This is one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam . Compare Scottish Aitken .

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

Possible Related Names

Adam
Akin
Aikens
Atkinson
Atkins

Story Highlight

4. "We Cannot Cross This River Alone" William & Rachel's Handcart Journey

This story is about William Atkin and his wife Rachel Thompson who were both 24 years old, their 2 year old daughter Esther Ann and 3 month old son William. They were handcart pioneers, who faced man …

Sources (10)

  • Esther Ann Atkins in household of William Atkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther Ann Atkin, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Esther Ann Atkin, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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