Andrew Aiken

1802–1868 (Age 66)
Forks of Yough,, PA

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Aiken was born in 1802, his father, Robert Eakin, was 26 and his mother, Jane McMeans, was 33. He married Rachel Adams in 1822. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 July 1868, in Mountville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mountville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Aiken
1802–1868
Rachel Adams
1802–1883
Marriage: 1822
Margaret Aiken
1825–1914
John Aiken
1833–1862
Martha Aiken
1839–
James Aiken
1832–1894
Andrew Glenn Aiken
1837–1917
Ebenezer Erskine Aiken
1841–1916
Isaiah Henderson Aiken
1843–1921
David Shaw Aiken
1847–1901

Spouse & Children

  • Male1802–1868Male

  • Rachel Adams

    Female1802–1883Female

MARRIAGE
1822
<Of Westmoreland,Pa>
children

(8)

  • Margaret Aiken

    Female1825–1914Female

  • James Aiken

    Male1832–1894Male

  • John Aiken

    Male1833–1862Male

  • Andrew Glenn Aiken

    Male1837–1917Male

  • Martha Aiken

    Female1839–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Eakin

    Male1776–1850Male

  • Female1769–1836Female

siblings

(7)

  • Female1797–1844Female

  • James W Aiken

    Male1800–1881Male

  • Male1802–1868Male

  • William Aiken

    Male1804–1839Male

  • Robert Aiken

    Male1806–1821Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 10

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 18

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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)

  • Andrew Aiken, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Aiken, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Andrew Aiken, "Find A Grave Index"

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