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Robert Aitken[1]
Male Abt 1800 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Birth  Abt 1800  , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-27660 
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I27660  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Family  Elizabeth Little,   b. 30 Jan 1805, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1879 
    Married  7 Jun 1827  [2
    Children 
     1. Margaret Aitken,   b. 10 Jun 1833,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Aiken,   b. 20 Nov 1842, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928
    Family ID  F7201  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ROBERT AITKEN, farmer, Glenmorris P.O., was one of the first of the army of pioneers, and settled in Dumfries township. He was born in Roxburghshire, Scotland, and was the son of George and Esther Aitken, who both died in Scotland at an advanced age. Robert Aitken was married on June 7th, 1827, to Elizabeth Little, daughter of Andrew and Agnes Little, Roxburghshire, Scotland. She was born January 30th, 1805, and after an active life, passed away on the 4th of march, 1879. Mr. Aitken is a member of the Presbyterian Church. The first land he bought is the farm on which he is now located, a well improved farm of 108 acres. He is the father of ten children, eight of whom are still living; their names according to seniority, are Cecilia, Agnes, Esther, Janet, Mina, John, Mary, George and Jane. Esther was married, 28th October, 1853, to John Miller; Mina, was married 26th November, 1857, to William Richardson, and is now living in Campbell Township, Ionia Co., Michigan. The great bulk of the land in the immediate vicinity of where Mr. Aitken's farm now is, prior to his settling here, was owned by one Wm. Dickson, of Galt.1a

      1aThe History of Brant County, 1883

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian, christening of daughter Margaret.

    2. [S1533] Book - The History of the County of Brant, Ontario, Biography of Robert Aiken: 649..

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