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Edward (Ed) Atkinson

Male 1858 - 1944  (85 years)


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  • Name Edward (Ed) Atkinson 
    Born 16 February 1858  Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1944  Merrickville Union Cemetery, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 January 1944 
    Notes 
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      12. Edward Atkinson, born 16 Feb 1858 in Near Merrickville
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      ; died 09 Jan 1944
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      . He was the son of 24.
      Thomas Atkinson and 25. Margaret Holliston. He married 13. Abigail Almeda Spicer 03 Dec 1879
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      .
      13. Abigail Almeda Spicer
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      , born 13 Sep 1860 in Prescott, Ontario, Canada
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      ; died 10 Jul 1940 in
      Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
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      . She was the daughter of 26. Robert Nicholson Spicer and 27. Elizabeth Jane
      Perrin.
      Notes for Edward Atkinson:
      First of 8 children - four boys and 4 girls. Grace Retson indicates this family farmed in Ferland Saskatchewan
      before returning to Merrickville.
      Later memorandum: Thomas Atkinson who emigarted from Armagh , Northern Ireland settled on a quartersection
      with his parents William Atkinson and Jane (Coulter) Atkinson. Later he married Margaret Holliston. When son
      Edward married Abbie Spicer Thomas gave his son a quarter section across and opposite his farm , along with a
      team of horses a cow some machinery and equipment. He did this for each one of his sons until the last son
      Tommy who got the homestead.
      Ed and his family stayed on this farm until about 1897. Ed and a man name of Burchall entered into a butcher
      business in Perth. They subsequent moved to Smith Falls
      More About Edward Atkinson:
      Burial: 1944, #510 Merrickville Union Cemetary
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      Notes for Abigail Almeda Spicer:
      Abigail Almeda Spicer, daughter of Robert Nicholson and Elizabeth Jane (Perrin) Spicer, was born 13 September
      1860, in Prescott, Ontario, Canada. She married Edward Atkinson on 3 December 1879 in Maynard, Ontario. She
      died 10 Jul 1940 in Merrickville, Ontario, Canada. Her grand daughter Grace Retson recalls staying with her
      Grandmother in Ferland Saskatchewan when she was very young and sharing a bed. Unlike her Grandmother
      Burns who was quite stylish, Grace recalls she wore long skirts to the floor and 4 slips on at least one occasion.
      More About Abigail Almeda Spicer:
      Burial: 1940, #510 Merrickville Union Cemetary
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      Children of Edward Atkinson and Abigail Spicer are:
      i. William Thomas Atkinson
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      , born 15 May 1882 in Wolford Township, Ontario
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      ; died 26 Apr 1978 in
      Ottawa, Ontario
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      ; married Jennie Otto 02 Aug 1909
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      ; died 14 May 1947
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      .
      Notes for William Thomas Atkinson:
      Later memorandum: William Atkinson who emigarted from Armagh , Northern Ireland settled on a
      quartersection with his parents. Later he married Margaret Holliston. When son Edward married Abbie
      Spicer William gave his son a quarter section across and opposite his farm , along with a team of horses a
      cow some machinery and equipment. He did this for each one of hos sons until the last son Tommy who
      got the homestead.
      More About William Thomas Atkinson:
      Burial: 1978, Beechwood Cemetary, Ottawa
      Occupation: Accountant, R.L. Crain
      More About Jennie Otto:
      Burial: 1947, Beechwood Cemetary, Ottawa
      ii. Etta Atkinson
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      , born in Merrickville, Ontario; died Bef. 1978; married Howard Phillips 07 Dec 1912;
      died 11 Jul 1954
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      .
      Notes for Etta Atkinson:
      She was a tailor in Smith Falls
      iii. Ethel Atkinson
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      , born 09 Jan 1881 in Merrickville, Ontario
      78
      ; died 22 Apr 1884
      79
      Notes for Ethel Atkinson:
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      Ancestors
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      This Ethel is where Jean Mcrae got her name Abigail wanted The girlk to be bnamed Ethel May but Jean
      Atkinson thoght Ethel was sufficent and choose Jean as the other name.
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      iv. Edward Elbert Atkinson, born 26 Feb 1887 in Merrickville, Ontario; died 14 Jan 1957 in Vancouver,
      British Columbia; married Esther Jane Burns 25 Jan 1912 in Waskada, Manitoba.
    Person ID I9522  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 July 2007 

    Father Thomas Atkinson,   b. 1828,   d. 1919  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Margaret Houliston,   b. about 1836, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Family ID F3204  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Abigail Almeda Spicer,   b. 13 September 1860, Prescott, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 1940, Merrickville, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 December 1879  Maynard, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Thomas Atkinson,   b. 15 May 1882, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 April 1978, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +2. Edward Elbert Atkinson,   b. 26 February 1887, Merrickville, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 January 1957, Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Etta Atkinson,   b. Merrickville, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ethel Atkinson,   b. 9 January 1881, Merrickville, Wolford, Grenville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 April 1884  (Age 3 years)
    Family ID F3224  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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