Edson L Aiken

January 1861–from 1930 to 1940 (Age 69)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Edson L

When Edson L Aiken was born in January 1861, in Ohio, United States, his father, Reverend John Henry Aiken, was 32 and his mother, Martha J. Trainer, was 34. He married Cora Lee McCrory on 2 April 1889, in Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Lewisville, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1930. His occupation is listed as business in Scott, Van Wert, Ohio, United States. He died from 1930 to 1940, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Raleigh, Washington Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Edson L Aiken
Cora Lee McCrory
Marriage: 2 April 1889
Cecile N Aiken
Milo McCrory Aiken

Spouse and Children

2 April 1889
Rush, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edsal L Aken in household of John Aken, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edson Aikens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edson Aikens, "United States Census, 1910"

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