Dr. William White Aiken

1 October 1902–9 August 1971 (Age 68)
Georgia, United States

The Life of William White

When Dr. William White Aiken was born on 1 October 1902, his father, Woodson Harrison Aiken, was 36 and his mother, Ada White, was 31. He married Margaret Parepa Moore from January 1965 to December 1965, in Newton, Georgia, United States. He lived in Covington, Newton, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 9 August 1971, at the age of 68, and was buried in Covington, Newton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. William White Aiken
1902–1971
Margaret Parepa Moore
1915–2005
Marriage: from January 1965 to December 1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from January 1965 to December 1965
Newton, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Woodson Harrison Aiken

    Male1866–1916Male

    Female1871–1959Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 4

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 20

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

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)

  • William W Aiken in household of Mrs Ada W Aiken, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William W Aiken, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wm Aiken in entry for <Unknown>, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940"

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