Matilda "Tillie" Jane Aikens

1880–1962 (Age 82)
Logan, Huron, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Matilda "Tillie" Jane

When Matilda "Tillie" Jane Aikens was born on 3 May 1880, in Logan, Huron, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Alexander Aikens, was 42 and her mother, Alice Forbes, was 27. She married Frank Pearson Anderson on 17 June 1903, in Logan Township, Perth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1880. She died on 18 July 1962, in Oyen, Special Area No. 2, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mitchell, West Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Frank Pearson Anderson
1875–1947
Matilda "Tillie" Jane Aikens
1880–1962
Marriage: 17 June 1903
Baby Son Anderson
1904–1904
Baby Daughter Anderson
1906–1906
Minerva Jessie Anderson
1908–1995
Baby Girl Anderson
1910–1910
Franklin James Anderson
1918–1953
Harold Alfred Andrewson
1920–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1903
Logan Township, Perth, Ontario, Canada
children

(6)

    Baby Son Anderson

    Male1904–1904Male

    Baby Daughter Anderson

    Female1906–1906Female

    Female1908–1995Female

    Baby Girl Anderson

    Female1910–1910Female

    Male1918–1953Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Alexander Aikens

    Male1838–1922Male

    Alice Forbes

    Female1853–1924Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 3

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 6

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 26

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic form of Aiken .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matilda Anderson in household of Frank P Anderson, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Matilda J. Aikens in household of James Aikens, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Matilda Jane Aikens, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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