William Raymond Atkinson

1908–1949 (Age 41)
Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William Raymond

When William Raymond Atkinson was born on 30 June 1908, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Ernest Atkinson, was 36 and his mother, Harriett Pearl Amspaugh, was 20. He married Beulah Andrews on 15 March 1940, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. He lived in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 26 September 1949, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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William Raymond Atkinson
Beulah Andrews
Marriage: 15 March 1940

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15 March 1940
Franklin, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 12

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Raymond W Atkinson in household of Ernest Atkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond Atkinson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • William Raymond Atkinson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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