George C. Aikens

27 January 1832–11 May 1877 (Age 45)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George C.

When George C. Aikens was born on 27 January 1832, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Steed Akins, was 3 and his mother, Eliza Aikens, was -1. He married Emily Hill Benson on 20 May 1863, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 11 May 1877, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

George C. Aikens
1832–1877
Emily Hill Benson
1840–1871
Marriage: 20 May 1863
George Thomas Aikens
1869–1940

Spouse and Children

    Male1832–1877Male

    Emily Hill Benson

    Female1840–1871Female

MARRIAGE
20 May 1863
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

    George Thomas Aikens

    Male1869–1940Male

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Steed Akins

    Male1829–1862Male

    Eliza Aikens

    Female1833–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1832–1877Male

    Female1855–1900Female

    James W. Akiens

    Male1856–1934Male

    Eunice L. Akiens

    Female1859–Female

World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic form of Aiken .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Eakins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George C Aikens, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • George C. Aiken, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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