Reuben Atkins

20 December 1832–7 January 1922 (Age 89)
Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Reuben

Reuben Atkins was born on 20 December 1832, in Coventry, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Charles Atkins and Mary Ann Harris. He married Elizabeth H. Poulton after 1860, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Sandwich, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Montgomery, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 7 January 1922, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Spring Lake Cemetery, Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Atkins
Elizabeth H. Poulton
Marriage: after 1860
Reuben Poulton Atkins
Henry John Atkins
Charles B. Atkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    after 1860Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Illinois, United States 1836: Kane, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Kane, DuPage, Will, and Kendall counties]
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Atkin (a pet form of Adam) with genitival -s, or a variant of Atkin , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Ruben Atkins in entry for Henry John Atkins, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Reuben Atkins in household of Chas B Atkins, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ruben in entry for Charles B. Atkins and Alma J. Larson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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