Curtis Leslie Akin

Brief Life History of Curtis Leslie

When Curtis Leslie Akin was born on 12 April 1817, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Aiken, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Isabelle Walker, was 37. He married Sarah Margaret Henry in 1843. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 October 1889, at the age of 72, and was buried in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Leslie Akin
1817–1889
Sarah Margaret Henry
1822–1907
Marriage: 1843
John H. Aiken
1847–
Isabel Aiken
1854–
James W. Aiken
1854–
Maggie Aiken
1857–
Willie Aiken
1862–
Letitia Aiken
1864–1941

Sources (8)

  • Leslie E Aiken, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Leslie C Aiken, "Find A Grave Index"
  • L C Akin in entry for James W Akin and Florence E Smith, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Atkin or Aitken .

Turkish (Akın): ornamental name, nickname or metonymic occupational name from the military term akın ‘(commando-) raid, foray’.

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

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