Herbert Aiken

1873–1964 (Age 91)
Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Aiken was born on 18 June 1873, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry C Aiken, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Isabel Tawney, was 27. He married Luvena Bell Cunningham on 11 August 1896, in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Orofino Election Precinct 2, Clearwater, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 27 September 1964, in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Aiken
Luvena Bell Cunningham
Marriage: 11 August 1896
Letha May Aiken
Edwin Herbert Aiken
Mavis J Aiken
Bret Aiken

Spouse & Children

11 August 1896
Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry C Aiken


  • Margaret Isabel Tawney




  • Buford Aiken


  • Female1868–1965Female

  • Mary H Aiken


  • Edwin Aiken


  • Male1873–1964Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 24

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

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)

  • Herbert Arken, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert Aikin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Aiken in household of Henry Aiken, "Kansas State Census, 1875"

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