Henry Griffith Aiken

1874–1956 (Age 82)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry Griffith

When Henry Griffith Aiken was born on 10 July 1874, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Aiken, was 33 and his mother, Mary E Hester, was 26. He married Kylie Alice Fleming on 24 September 1895, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Dutchville Township, Granville, North Carolina, United States for about 50 years and Creedmoor, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1956. He died on 20 December 1956, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Creedmoor, Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Griffith Aiken
Kylie Alice Fleming
Marriage: 24 September 1895
Oliver Henry Aiken
Mary Helen Aiken
Lyda Jean Aiken
Evelyn Aiken
Fred Fleming Aiken
Susie Aiken
Harold Griffith Aiken

Spouse & Children

24 September 1895
Granville, North Carolina, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Aiken


  • Mary E Hester




  • Theodore D. Aiken


  • Male1874–1956Male

  • Aikens


  • Arthur Townley Aiken


  • Benjamin Franklin "Dock Aiken


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 G Aiken, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry G Akins in household of Behjiman Akins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry G Aiken, "United States Census, 1900"

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