Mary Glen Aitken

20 July 1857–9 January 1938 (Age 80)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Glen

When Mary Glen Aitken was born on 20 July 1857, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, her father, James Aitken, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ferguson, was 26. She married Erastus James Barney Sr on 5 June 1876, in Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 January 1938, in Lake Shore, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erastus James Barney Sr
Mary Glen Aitken
Marriage: 5 June 1876
Benjamin Kimball Barney
Erastus James Barney Jr
Mary "May" Caroline Barney
John William Barney
Hyrum Earl Barney
Joseph Elmer Barney
Mattie Melvina Barney
Alma Bert Barney
Ella Jean Barney
Nellie Jane Barney
Andrew Reuben Barney
Charles Leroy Barney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1876Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 10
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (24)

    • Mary G Aitken Barney in household of Erastus James Barney, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary Aitken in entry for Joseph E. Barney and Gertrude Isabel Reynolds, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary Glen in entry for Erastus James Barney, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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