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
1878–1949
Sarah Elizabeth McElveen
1887–1977
Marriage: 1903
Francis James Aiken
1910–1999
Henry Ralph Aiken
1915–2005

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1903
South Carolina, United States
children

(2)

  • Francis James Aiken

    Male1910–1999Male

  • Male1915–2005Male

Parents & Siblings

  • James Lawrence Aiken

    Male1857–1933Male

  • Julia Ann Crane

    Female1857–1884Female

siblings

(6)

  • William Benjamin Aiken

    Male1876–1933Male

  • Male1878–1949Male

  • Female1880–1910Female

  • "Baby" Aiken

    Unknown1882–1882

  • Amy Aiken

    Female1882–1887Female

+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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