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
Matilda "Tillie" Jane Aikens
Marriage: 17 June 1903
Baby Son Anderson
Baby Daughter Anderson
Minerva Jessie Anderson
Baby Girl Anderson
Franklin James Anderson
Harold Alfred Andrewson

Spouse and Children

17 June 1903
Logan Township, Perth, Ontario, Canada


    Baby Son Anderson


    Baby Daughter Anderson



    Baby Girl Anderson



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Alexander Aikens


    Alice Forbes




+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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