Henry Ogan Aiken

1875–1959 (Age 84)
Rutland Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States

The Life of Henry Ogan

When Henry Ogan Aiken was born on 20 September 1875, in Rutland Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, his father, Alexander Murray Aiken, was 35 and his mother, Alice Ann Mather, was 25. He married Lela Edna Brown on 4 November 1897. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rush, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Washington Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 29 October 1959, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Tahoma Cemetery, Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ogan Aiken
Lela Edna Brown
Marriage: 4 November 1897
Leo Aiken
Mava Louise Aiken
Ray Aiken
Glen Marion Aiken
Dessie Aiken
Margaret Leona Aiken

Spouse & Children

4 November 1897
Chautauqua, Kansas, United States


  • Leo Aiken


  • Female1902–1981Female

  • Ray Aiken


  • Glen Marion Aiken


  • Dessie Aiken


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Murray Aiken


  • Alice Ann Mather




  • Samuel Mather Aiken


  • Female1869–1962Female

  • Robert Audley Brown Akin


  • Ralph Aiken


  • Frances Ogan Aiken


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 22

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Aiken in household of A M Aiken, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Henry O Aikin in household of Alexander Aikin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Aiken, "United States Census, 1930"

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