Anna Mae Aiken

1879–1962 (Age 83)
Bell, Texas, United States

The Life of Anna Mae

When Anna Mae Aiken was born on 2 April 1879, in Bell, Texas, United States, her father, Sam B. Aiken, was 39 and her mother, Florence Minnie McGuire, was 22. She married Lyman SANDERS in 1898, in Galveston, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 5, Bell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 4 October 1962, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bell, Texas, United States.

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Anna Mae Aiken
Marriage: 1898
Annie Lee Sanders

Spouse & Children

  • Female1879–1962Female

  • Lyman SANDERS


Galveston, Texas, United States


  • Annie Lee Sanders


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 22

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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)

  • Anna May Wallace in household of William L Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna May Sanders in household of Elizabeth Sanders, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Aiken in household of Sam Aiken, "United States Census, 1880"

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