James Atkinson

1793–1849 (Age 56)
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James

James Atkinson was born in 1793, in Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, United States as the son of William Nathaniel "Annuel" Atkinson. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Ruhama Seay. He died on 3 May 1849, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Columbia City Cemetery, Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathaniel "Annuel" Atkinson
James Atkinson
William Atkinaon
Elias Atkinson
Henry Atkinson
Henry Atkinson
David P Atkinson
Benjamin Atkinson
John Atkinson

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 6

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Atkinson in entry for Sarah Willingham, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James Atkinson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Atkinson - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: James Atkinson

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