Ann Aiken

1704–1790 (Age 86)
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ann

Ann Aiken was born in 1704, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She married Deacon Hugh Riddell Sr. on 24 October 1739, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 22 May 1790, in Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chandler Hill Cemetery, Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ann Aiken
Deacon Hugh Riddell Sr.
Marriage: 24 October 1739
Deacon Hugh Riddell Jr
William Riddell
Robert Riddell
Ann Riddell

Spouse & Children

24 October 1739
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


  • Deacon Hugh Riddell Jr


  • William Riddell


  • Robert Riddell


  • Ann Riddell


World Events (2)


Age 72

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 72

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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)

  • Anne Aiken, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Ann Aikin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ann Aiken Riddle, "Find A Grave Index"

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