Henry George Aiken

1899–1976 (Age 77)
Waverley, Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Henry George

When Henry George Aiken was born on 22 May 1899, in Waverley, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, George Charles Aiken, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Louisa Spicer, was 36. He married Muriel Christine Pussell on 20 April 1926, in Kimbolton, Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 5 July 1976, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ashhurst, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Henry George Aiken
Muriel Christine Pussell
Marriage: 20 April 1926
Miriam Audrey Aiken
Roger George Aiken

Spouse & Children

20 April 1926
Kimbolton, Wellington, New Zealand


Parents & Siblings

  • George Charles Aiken


  • Hannah Louisa Spicer




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 8

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 24

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

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 (2)

  • Henry George Aiken, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry George Aiken, "BillionGraves Index"

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