When Laura Mable Aikens was born on 13 June 1886, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Robert Hugh Aikens, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Margaret Doherty, was 27. She married George Schofield Smith on 27 September 1905, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in South Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 31 May 1957, in Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States.
English: variant of Atkin , with genitival or excrescent -s (compare Atkins ).
Dutch and East Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Aike, a diminutive of Aai/Aie, a variant or a short form of the personal names Aaielt, Age, Ad(d)e or Adriaan. In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Eikens .