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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Aikin Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Aikin Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Aikin family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Aikin

Wikipedia Arthur Aikin (19 May 1773 ? 15 April 1854), English chemist, mineralogist and scientific writer, was born in Warrington, Lancashire.
Wikipedia Lucy Aikin (6 November 1781 ? 29 January 1864), daughter of John Aikin and niece of Anna Letitia Barbauld, born at Warrington, England, was an English historical writer.
Wikipedia John Aikin (January 15, 1747 ? December 7, 1822) was an English doctor and writer.
Wikipedia Jesse Bowman Aikin (1808?1900) was a shape note "singing master", and compiler of the shape note tunebook "The Christian Minstrel.