I'm looking for James C. Aikins who was born July 14, 1821 in PA.He married Louisa A. Nicely (b. Aug. 18, 1832 in Ligonier Twp. Westmoreland Co., PA).The resided in Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PAI cannot find where he came from, who his parents were or his siblings.Thought there might be a connection between the Aikins and Akins lines.Do you have anything on him?
The following is what I have found in the census, etc.:
1860 CensusCowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA P. 157, #1568 Aitkins, Jas. 35m Farmer Louisa 30f John 10m Esther 6f Jane 8f James 4m Catharine 2f Susanna 1f
1870 CensusCowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA Post Office - Rural ValleyValue ofValue of Name age occupation Real estate personal born in James Aikins47 Farmer 3,000 900 PA Louisa 38 House Keeper PA Eliza J. 20 John 18 (At Home)Attended school within the year Ann 17 James 14 Attended school within the year Louisa 12 """"" Catharine 10 """"" Albert 9 """"" George 6 """"" Mary 4 May 2
1880 CensusCowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA #361 Aikins, J. C. 55 Farmer L. A. 47 H. A. 26 dau J. W. 25 son A. A. 23 dau L. A. 21 dau C . A. 20 son G. B. 17 son M. M. 13 dau C. M. 12 dau B 1F Niece
1900 CensusSouthern Division of Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA #227 Aikins, James7-182172#yrs married-51 Louisa 8-1832 67 13 kids, 6 living Can't Write Miller, Elsie 7-1824 10Granddaughter George B. 8-1862 32 Alphus G. 6-1879 20 Grandson
1910 CensusCowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA #40lived in a rented house Aikins, Louisa 78 Widow 13 kids, 5 livingcould read, can't write Beers, Elsie M.21 Granddaughter married
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death. Place of Death:Armstrong County, Cowanshannock Township. Registration District No. 83 Primary Registration District No. 2067 File No. 117841 Registered No. 47 Full Name:James C. Aikins Sex: Male Color: White Date of Birth: July 14, 1821 Marriage Status:Married Birthplace:Pennsylvania Name of Father:Not Given Name of Mother:Not Given Occupation:Farmer The above stated personal particulars are true to the best of my knowledge and belief, signed by T. W. Aikins of Edmon, Pa Medical Certificate of Death: Date of Death:Dec. 25, 1906 I hereby certify that I attended the deceased and that I last saw him alive on Dec. 23, 1906 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 10:00.Death was due to as follows:Senile decline, ( I can't read the rest). signed by S. E. __________ on Dec. 27, 1906 of Rural Valley, Pa. Place of burial:Rural Valley, Pa on Dec. 27, 1906 Undertaker:Boyer of Rural Valley, Pa
Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans' Court, Common Pleas Court, Armstrong County File No. 7270 Register's Docket Volume 4 Page 492 Name:Aikens, James C. 1907 Residence: Cowanshannock Twp.
Personally came A. G. Aikins who being duly sworn, deposed and said that James C. Aikins died at his residence in Cowanshannock Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, on the 25 th day of December 1906, about the hour of 10 o'clock a.m. of said day.signed by A. G. Aikins.