William Oliver Atkinson

1875–1961 (Age 85)
Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Oliver

When William Oliver Atkinson was born on 17 September 1875, in Marion, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Asbury Atkinson, was 36 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Phillips, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Lewellen or Lula Ellen Grice. He lived in Marion Township, Marion, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Florence, Firenze, Toscana, Italy in 1961. He died on 2 August 1961, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States.

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William Oliver Atkinson
Lewellen or Lula Ellen Grice

Spouse & Children



  • Atkinson


Parents & Siblings

  • John Asbury Atkinson


  • Ann Elizabeth Phillips




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 3

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William O Atkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William D Atkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • W Oliver Atkinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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