William Alexander Aikins was born in Guysborough, Nova Scotia on August 31, 1851. He was the son of Samuel Aikens and Sarah McKay.
William married Ester Ferguson in Boylston, Nova Scotia on January 15, 1878. At the time of their marriage, William's occupation was listed as "Farmer".
At the time of the 1881 Canada Census, William, Esther, Sarah, Samuel, Charlotte, Ruth, Abigail, and Clarence Saml Aiken were listed as living in Guysborough Intervale, Nova Scotia. At the time of the census, William's occupation was listed as "Farmer".
William died in Guysborough on November 4, 1931, and was buried in the North Intervale United Church Cemetery, North Intervale, Nova Scotia.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William: