Frank Aiken

1854–1864 (Age 10)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank Aiken was born in 1854, in Ohio, United States, his father, Reverend John Henry Aiken, was 26 and his mother, Martha J. Trainer, was 28. He died in 1864, at the age of 10.

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Reverend John Henry Aiken
Martha J. Trainer
Ida Mary Aiken
Frank Aiken
James Austin Aiken
William Aiken
Clara Jane Aiken
Edson L Aiken
Martha or Minnie E. Aiken
Anna Bell or Annabel Aiken
Ella Cora Aiken
John H. Aiken

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

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 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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  • Hugh Scott, an Immigrant of 1670, and His descendants by John Scott printed 1895

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