Margaret Mary Aikins

11 August 1814–11 April 1861 (Age 46)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Mary

When Margaret Mary Aikins was born on 11 August 1814, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Akins, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Brookins Mathews, was 33. She married David Maxwell about 1834, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 11 April 1861, in Eagle Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Lafayette Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Maxwell
1808–1875
Margaret Mary Aikins
1814–1861
Marriage: about 1834
Talitha Maxwell
1836–1875
Eliza C. Maxwell
1837–1921
Andrew J. Maxwell
1839–
George F. Maxwell
1847–
John William Maxwell
1839–
Delitha Maxwell
1841–1868
John William Maxwell
1854–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1834
Illinois, United States
children

(7)

    Talitha Maxwell

    Female1836–1875Female

    Eliza C. Maxwell

    Female1837–1921Female

    Andrew J. Maxwell

    Male1839–Male

    John William Maxwell

    Male1839–Male

    Delitha Maxwell

    Female1841–1868Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Charles Brookins Akins

    Male1798–1841Male

    Richard Mentor Aikins

    Male1800–1841Male

    Capt. Thomas Avery Aikins

    Male1808–1878Male

    Male1811–1857Male

    Female1814–1861Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 4

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Maxwell in household of David Maxwell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Aikens in entry for William Maxwell and Emma Driemiller, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Margaret M. Aikens Maxwell, "Find A Grave Index"

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