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Cornelius Atkinson (1732 - 1815)

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Cornelius Atkinson
Born in Irelandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Northumberland Co PAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Halifax, Dauphin Co, PAmap
Atkinson-3029 created 27 Sep 2014 | Last modified
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Event years 1773-1789.
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"Birth: 1732, Ireland Death: 1815 Halifax Dauphin County Pennsylvania, USA Family links: Spouse: Mary Cross Atkinson (1736 - 1807)* Children: Mary Atkinson Martin* William Atkinson* Mitchell Atkinson* Jane Atkinson Robinson* Rebecca Atkinson Clark* Keziah Atkinson Martin* Cornelius Atkinson* Robert Atkinson (1758 - ____)* Charles Atkinson (1760 - 1834)* James Atkinson (1762 - 1845)* James Atkinson (1762 - 1845)* William Atkinson (1764 - 1840)* Isaac Atkinson (1769 - 1853)* Margaret Atkinson Baskins (1769 - 1814)* Burial: Halifax United Methodist Church Cemetery Halifax Dauphin County Pennsylvania, USA"

Lineage Book - National Society of the Daughters of the American ..., Volume 20 By Daughters of the American Revolution: "Cornelius Atkinson served as lieutenant with the Northumberland county associators, 1776 under Col. James Potter. His sons Charles and James served as privates." Mentions Mary Cross as wife of Cornelius Atkinson. [2]

"Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 December 2014), Cornelius Atkinson, 1815; Burial, Halifax, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Halifax United Methodist Church Cemetery; citing record ID 21356732, Find a Grave,

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On 16 Sep 2017 at 01:00 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

On 24 Aug 2015 at 17:41 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

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