George Aikens

1836–Male
New York, United States

The Life of George

When George Aikens was born in 1836, in New York, United States, his father, Solomon Aikens, was 38 and his mother, Laura Cowdra, was 36. He lived in Vienna, Vienna, Oneida, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Aikens
1798–
Laura Cowdra
1800–
Sarepta Aikens
1820–
Nelson Aikens
1824–1898
Henry C. Aikens
1831–
George Aikens
1836–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 81

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic form of Aiken .

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

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  • George Aikens in household of Solomon Aikens, "United States Census, 1850"

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