Elizabeth Aitken

Female2 October 1863–8 September 1867

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Aitken was born on 2 October 1863, in Nevadaville, Gilpin, Colorado, United States, her father, James Aitken, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ferguson, was 32. She died on 8 September 1867, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 3, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Aitken
Mary Ferguson
John Aitken
Barbara Orther Aitken
Mary Glen Aitken
William James Aitken
Elizabeth Aitken
Joseph Ellsworth Aitken
James William Aitken
Helen Christina Aitken
Andrew Ferguson Aitken
Jane Ann Aitken
Agnes Catherine Aitken

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Aitken, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Aitken, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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World Events (5)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 3

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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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