Thomas Carson Atchison

1885–1963 (Age 77)
Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Thomas Carson

When Thomas Carson Atchison was born on 13 June 1885, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Atchison, was 45 and his mother, Martha Capston, was 37. He died on 16 March 1963, at the age of 77, and was buried in Unity, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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John Atchison
Martha Capston
John Wesley Atchison
Samuel Eddy Atchison
Thomas Carson Atchison
Hannah Percela Atchison

Parents & Siblings

  • John Atchison


  • Martha Capston




World Events (5)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 1

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 21

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 49

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

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 (2)

  • Thomas Carson Atchison, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Thomas Carson Atchison, "Find A Grave Index"

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