Mary D Aiken

8 July 1792–21 August 1878 (Age 86)
Emerson, Mills, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary D

When Mary D Aiken was born on 8 July 1792, her father, Thomas Aiken, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth " Betsy" Dickey, was 22. She married Samuel Morse on 22 December 1808. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Knox, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Indian Creek Township, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 21 August 1878, in Emerson, Mills, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86.

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Samuel Morse
Mary D Aiken
Marriage: 22 December 1808
Thomas Aiken MORSE
Edwin A. Morse
Climena S. Morse
Henry Morse

Spouse and Children

22 December 1808


    Thomas Aiken MORSE



    Climena S. Morse


    Henry Morse


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

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 8

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.

Age 26

Illinois is the 21st state.

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)

  • Mary D Markham in household of E A Morse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary D Morse in household of Edwin A Morse, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Morse in household of Jonathan Cox, "United States Census, 1870"

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