Mary Aiken

3 June 1694–
Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Aiken was born on 3 June 1694, in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John James Aikens, was 49 and her mother, Janet Cuningham, was 45. She lived in Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1694.

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Family Time Line

John James Aikens
1645–1697
Janet Cuningham
1649–1701
William Aiken
1668–1722
Isabell Aitken
1694–
John Aiken
1689–1766
James Darroch Aikens Jr.
1692–1775
Mary Aiken
1694–

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World Events (2)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 108

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 117

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.

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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  • Mary Aitkin, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Mary Aitkin, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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