William Alexander Aikins

18 September 1867–2 July 1963 (Age 95)
Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of William Alexander

When William Alexander Aikins was born on 18 September 1867, his father, Henry Lewis Aikins, was 33 and his mother, Mary Hitt, was 28. He married Tinnie Bell Spees on 11 April 1888, in Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pawnee Township, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 2 July 1963, at the age of 95, and was buried in Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States.

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William Alexander Aikins
Tinnie Bell Spees
Marriage: 11 April 1888
Harold Aikins
Alma T. Aikins
Kenneth Addison Aikins
Fred A. Aikins

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  • Marriage
    11 April 1888Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 29
    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

    (1997: 399;2007: 808; 2010: 935)English: patronymic from the personal name Aikin .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Alex Akins, "United States Census, 1920"
    • W.a. Aikins in entry for Josiah W. Blincon, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • W Alexander Aikins in household of Joseph W Blincow, "United States Census, 1930"

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