William Harrington Aitken

Male10 October 1883–6 May 1947

Brief Life History of William Harrington

When William Harrington Aitken was born on 10 October 1883, in Ramsay Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Aitken, was 25 and his mother, Alice Knapton, was 29. He married Jean Harvey McIntyre on 3 March 1914, in Middleville, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 6 May 1947, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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William Harrington Aitken
Jean Harvey McIntyre
Marriage: 3 March 1914
William Glen Aitken

Sources (4)

  • William H Aitken in household of William Aitken, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William Aitken, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • William Aitkin, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1914Middleville, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (5)

    1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

    Age 3

    In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.


    Age 22

    Historical Timeline Settlement Patterns

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 23

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Aitken, a pet form of Adam . Compare Aiken and Atkin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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