Jane Atkinson

about 1831–
County Down, Ireland

The Life of Jane

When Jane Atkinson was born about 1831, in County Down, Ireland, her father, Arthur Atkinson Sr, was 32 and her mother, Jane McKibbin, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Atkinson Sr
1799–1877
Jane McKibbin
1806–1869
Mary Atkinson
1828–
Jane Atkinson
1831–
Richard Atkinson
1835–
Arthur Atkinson
1837–
Sally Ann Atkinson
1839–
Elizabeth Atkinson
1841–1889
Richard Atkinson
1836–1915

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World Events (3)

1839

Age 8

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 14

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1919

Age 88

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

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

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