William Aikins

William Alexander Aikins (1851 - 1931)

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William Alexander "Billy, Sandy" Aikins
Born in Guysborough, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Boylston, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Guysborough, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Apr 2011
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Categories: Farmers | Guysborough, Nova Scotia.


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[1]. 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[2]. 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[3].


  1. Marriage record for Esther I. Ferguson and William A. Aikins, Registration Year: 1878, Book: 1814, Page: 82, Number: 4, Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics.
  2. Census of Canada, 1881, Nova Scotia, Guysborough (8), Guysborough Intervale (H), page 24, dwelling 98, family 100, William Aiken; RG31 - Statistics Canada, roll C-13167 (http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1881/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=587726 : Accessed March 3, 2018).
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial #74659404

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On 24 Jun 2017 at 01:56 GMT S Stevenson wrote:

Aikens-111 and Aikins-11 appear to represent the same person because: appear to be duplicate

On 5 Mar 2016 at 19:07 GMT Brad Foley wrote:

See profile of father, Samuel, for census info 1881, and sources.

William is 24 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 27 degrees from Katy Jurado and 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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