Aikman, James, s/o John and Janet (Banks) and was born June 1833 in the town of Sterling, Scotland. His father was born June 10, 1810, came to the US in 1849. He died in Pottsville, Schuykill Co. He was twice married. by the 1st marriage he had 3 children; two sons and one daughter. He married 2nd to Janet Reid, and they had 5 children.
jams Aikman, in Sept. 1879 married Helen R. Richardson, d/o Richard, of Scotland. By this marriage he had 7 children; John, George R., James, William W., R. Garfield, Janet King and Helen.
Rev. War, none listed War of 1812, pension file, none listed Mexican War, pension file, none listed Indians Wars, pension file, none listed Remarried Widows Aikman, Hester, filed 1922 w/o John W. Hamblin of Co H 43rd IN Inf