Ida Mary Aiken

1852–1925 (Age 73)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ida Mary

When Ida Mary Aiken was born in August 1852, in Ohio, United States, her father, Reverend John Henry Aiken, was 24 and her mother, Martha J. Trainer, was 25. She married Edison Leandor Shepler on 19 October 1876. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lafayette Township, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Washington Township, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. Her occupation is listed as post mistress in Raleigh, Washington Township, Rush, Indiana, United States. She died on 11 December 1925, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Edison Leandor Shepler
Ida Mary Aiken
Marriage: 19 October 1876
Martha Elma Shepler
John Geo. Shepler
Glenn Franklin Shepler

Spouse and Children

    Edison Leandor Shepler



19 October 1876


    Martha Elma Shepler


    John Geo. Shepler


    Glenn Franklin Shepler


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 8

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida M Aken in household of John Aken, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida Sheplar in household of Edson Sheplar, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida M Shepler in household of Edson Shepler, "United States Census, 1880"

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