Christina Nisbet Aitken

25 August 1831–25 June 1901 (Age 69)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Christina Nisbet

When Christina Nisbet Aitken was born on 25 August 1831, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Aitken, was 30 and her mother, Helen Henderson, was 30. She married William Hodge on 28 July 1850, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 25 June 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hodge
Christina Nisbet Aitken
Marriage: 28 July 1850
Thomas Aitken Hodge
James Hodge
Ellen Hodge
Christina Hodge
William Watson Hodge
Elisabeth Hodge
Martha Harriet Hodge
Mary Ann Hodge
Robert Henderson Hodge
Margaret Ellen Hodge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1850Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 1
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 23
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    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.

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    Sources (25)

    • Christina Aitken in entry for Elisabeth Hodge, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
    • Christian Hodge in household of William Hodge, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Christina Aitken, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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