Evan Lorenzo Aiken

Male28 August 1893–2 September 1944

Brief Life History of Evan Lorenzo

When Evan Lorenzo Aiken was born on 28 August 1893, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Lorenzo Wilson Aiken, was 20 and his mother, Mary Jane Nielsen, was 19. He married Ruth Lola Lund on 11 October 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1914 and lived in Sterling, Logan, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Provo Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 September 1944, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Evan Lorenzo Aiken
Ruth Lola Lund
Marriage: 11 October 1916
Earldean Aiken
Evan Lorenso Aiken Jr.
Phil Lund Aiken
Patricia Ruth Aiken

Sources (38)

  • Evan Lorenzo Aiken, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Evan L. Aiken, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Evan Lorenzo Aiken, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1916Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 3

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 14

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Scottish Aitken .

    History: Aiken is the name of a NH family that was prominent in the 18th century; also of a Charleston family descended from William Aiken, who emigrated from Antrim in Ireland to Charleston c. 1800.

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

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