Solomon Aiken

2 October 1791–29 January 1870 (Age 78)
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Aiken was born on 2 October 1791, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Solomon Aiken, was 33 and his mother, Mary " Polly" Warner, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Susan Rice. He died on 29 January 1870, in Hardwick, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hardwick Center Cemetery, Hardwick Center, Hardwick, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Aiken
1791–1870
Susan Rice
1804–1882
Frederick Augustus Aiken
1832–1878
Frances Caroline Aiken
1845–1910

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Aiken, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Solomon Aiken, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Solomon Aiken, "United States Census, 1850"

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