Alexander Craig Aitken

1 April 1895–3 November 1967 (Age 72)
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Alexander Craig

When Alexander Craig Aitken was born on 1 April 1895, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, his father, William Aitken, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Towers, was 23. He married Mary Winifred Betts on 21 December 1920, in New Zealand. He died on 3 November 1967, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Craig Aitken
1895–1967
Mary Winifred Betts
1894–1971
Marriage: 21 December 1920

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1920New Zealand
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.
    Age 1
    The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.
    1908
    Age 13
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1914
    Age 19
    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Adam
    Aiken
    Aikin
    Aitkens

    Sources (2)

    • Alexander Craig Aitken, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Alexander Craig Aitken, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1896"

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