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Elizabeth AITKEN

Elizabeth AITKEN

Female 1810 - 1878  (68 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth AITKEN 
    Born 26 Jun 1810  Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1 Jul 1810  Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 1841  Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tambourer 
    Residence 1841  Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1851  Bridgeness, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1861  Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1871  Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    _UID 1C1133B5ED9445D0BE0640D73604071DE410 
    Died 6 Aug 1878  Cowdenhill, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: influenza, ????, heart disease 3 days 
    Person ID I98  My Big Tree
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2016 

    Father Matthew AITKEN,   b. 17 Mar 1776, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Pre 1856  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Agnes THOMPSON,   b. 1775, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John HEAPS,   b. 12 May 1811, Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1880, Moss Cannel, Muiravonside, Stirlingshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Status Not married 
    Children 
     1. John HEAPS,   b. 13 Oct 1829, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1908, 14 Mciver St, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F1572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alexander Rankins NIMMO,   b. 20 Mar 1814, Bridgeness, Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1904, Cowdenhill, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1835 
    Children 
     1. Alexander NIMMO,   b. 1840, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James NIMMO,   b. 1843, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1907, Lochside, Carriden, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Matthew Aitken NIMMO,   b. 1845, Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1915, Fordale Terrace, Carriden, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Agnes Thompson NIMMO,   b. 1850, Bo'Ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1913, Cowdenill House, Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Name: Elizabeth Aitken
      Gender: Female
      Birth Date: 26 Jun 1810
      Baptism Date: 1 Jul 1810
      Baptism Place: Carriden, West Lothian, Scotland
      Father: Matthew Aitken
      Mother: Agnes Thomson
      FHL Film Number: 1066627 Reference ID: 2:17H3DJT

      She was not married to John Heaps. On the baptism certificate of their son John it states "John Heaps & Elizabeth Aitken had a natural child born the 13th Oct 1829 and baptised the 20th May last 1830 named John."
      It is also possible, actually more than probable, she never married Alexander Rankin Nimmo either.
      In 1841 she is residing with her mother, sister, John Heaps aged 11, Alexander Nimmo aged 1 and Alexander Nimmo aged 24. Indicating she was not married as there was no name change.
      On her Death Certificate it shows her as Elizabeth Aitken, SINGLE., informant was Alexander Nimmo, landlord.
      Yet on Alexander Rankin Nimmo death cert as WIDOWER of Elizabeth Aitken

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Terry Stewart (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S73] 1841 Census (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S73] 1841 Census.

    4. [S38] 1851 Census (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S12] 1861 Census (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S8] 1871 Census (Reliability: 3).