Henry Hammond Aiken

1878–1949 (Age 70)
Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry Hammond

When Henry Hammond Aiken was born on 29 August 1878, in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, James Lawrence Aiken, was 21 and his mother, Julia Ann Crane, was 21. He married Sarah Elizabeth McElveen in 1903, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Dunns Rock, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 9 June 1949, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hammond Aiken
Sarah Elizabeth McElveen
Marriage: 1903
Francis James Aiken
Henry Ralph Aiken

Spouse & Children

South Carolina, United States


  • Francis James Aiken


  • Male1915–2005Male

Parents & Siblings

  • James Lawrence Aiken


  • Julia Ann Crane




  • William Benjamin Aiken


  • Male1878–1949Male

  • Female1880–1910Female

  • "Baby" Aiken


  • Amy Aiken


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 19

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Aiken, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Aiken, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Akin in household of James Akin, "United States Census, 1880"

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