Aiken, Nelson (b. 1814, d. ?)
Note: NAME: Bowen
Note: GEN: Aiken, Lovina J. 1839 1868 29Jones, Rockwood
GEN: Daughter of Nelson and Clarissa Bourn (Bowen) Aiken. Parents' gravesites unknown. Grand-daughter of Thomas and
GEN: Mary Barnett Aiken. 1st Wife of Rockwood Jones, married Sep 28, 1858 in Potton, Que.
Death: 15 DEC 1862
Note: DEATH: Harold Aiken passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 1987 at the Brome Missisquoi Perkins Hospital in Cowansville after suffering
DEATH: since early fall 1986. He was born July 5, 1912 at West Hill, near Mansonville - the third child and only son of Frank Aiken
DEATH: and Josephine Jersey. He spent his early childhood in the area, attended the old Learned school and helped his father on the
DEATH: family farm.
DEATH: At an early age he accepted Christ as his Saviour, was baptised and joined the Mansonville Baptist Church. He acted as Sunday
DEATH: School Superintendent, then later as church trustee and deacon. Harold loved music, often played the harmonica, guitar,
DEATH: accordion and violin to provide amusement for others.
DEATH: In 1944 he married a school teacher, Verlie Waldron of Scotstown, purchased the farm from his father which he worked until he
DEATH: suffered eye injury and had to sell out. They moved to Dunkin and Harold worked for Blair Veneer Co., North Troy,. Vt.;
DEATH: Mansonville Lumber Co.; Mansonville Plastics and Highwater Space Agency. He was a conscientious worker, devoted husband,
DEATH: father, grandfather and a good neighbour.
DEATH: Harold was predeceased by his father, mother, sister Florence (in 1940); sister Maud - Mrs. Carl Merriam of North Troy, Vt. (in
DEATH: 1978), and sister Mabel - Mrs. Perley Button of Montreal (in 1986). He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Verlie; one sister,
DEATH: Evelyn Macey of Sawyerville; his daughter, Andria and Bruce Smith of Newport Centre, Vt.; his son, Roy and Barbara Aiken of
DEATH: West Brome; grandchildren, Debra and Chris Wilcox of Olympia, Wshington; Cheryl and Joanne Smith of Burlington, Vt.; Harold,
DEATH: Bonnie, Ian, Colin and Sarah Aiken of West Brome; besides a host of relatives and friends. He was tenderly cared for by his
DEATH: wife, assisted by sister, Evelyn.
DEATH: The remains rested at the Desourdy Wilson Funeral Home in Mansonville where friends and relatives called on Thursday evening,
DEATH: Friday afternoon and evening. On Saturday, May 23rd at 1:45 p.m. the family gathered for prayers and then proceeded to the
DEATH: Baptist Church where the service was conducted by Pastor Walter Stairs. Two hymns "O Mighty God (How Great Thou Art)" and
DEATH: "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" were sung by the congregation, accompanied by Mrs. Marilyn Stairs on the organ. Mr. Stairs
DEATH: delivered an inspiring message and spoke words of hope and comfort to all.
DEATH: Bearers were Ward, Bryon and Marvin Sherrer, John Aiken, John White and Wayne Bedard.
DEATH: The well filled church, donations in his memory to the B.M.P. Hospital, Cancer Society, Ruiter Brook Settlement Cemetery,
DEATH: Canadian Bible Society, Word of Grace Radio programme, the Sherman Residence; and the host of people who called were an
DEATH: outspoken token of the esteem in which Harold was held.
DEATH: After burial in the cemetery, all gathered at the Church Hall for light refreshments. Those who attended from a distance
DEATH: included Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Aiken, Prescott, Ontario; Mr. and Mrs. Harold McEnroe, Montreal N.; Duncan McLeod, Milan; Mr. and
DEATH: Mrs. Daniel Waldron, Ottawa; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Waldron and Erin of Phillipsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Michael Harbinson, Cookshire; Mr.
DEATH: and Mrs. Ellis Waldron, Montreal; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon French, Mildred Waldron, Frances and Audrey Bain, Sawyerville; Mr. and
DEATH: Mrs. Wesley Merriam, East Montpelier, Vt.; Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Merriam, Westfield, Vt.; Dianne Santaw, Newport, Vt.; Mrs.
DEATH: Agnes Judd and Mrs. Martha Sargent, North Troy, Vt.; Mrs. Richard McAllister, East Richford, Vt.; as well as many from the
DEATH: surrounding areas.
DEATH: Name and date of newspaper unknown
Death: 20 MAY 1987 Cowansville, Quebec
Burial: 23 MAY 1987
Note: GEN: Book 2, Folio 20
DEATH: Mansonville Baptist Church records
DEATH: Aiken, Flossie Harriet
DEATH: Book 2, Folio 20
DEATH: Died June 20, 1989
DEATH: Husband: Guy Eldon Smith
DEATH: Parents: Fred Aiken & Lillian Achilles
DEATH: Buried: Knowlton Protestant Cemetery
BURIAL: Buried: Knowlton Protestant Cemetery
Death: 20 JUN 1989
Death: 18 AUG 1973 Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Burial: 20 AUG 1973 Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Death: 23 FEB 2001 Knowlton, Quebec
Burial: Knowlton, Quebec
Note: GEN: Book 1, Folio 174
DEATH: Mansonville Baptist Church records
DEATH: Aiken, Lila
DEATH: Book 1, Folio 174
DEATH: Died March 1, 1964
DEATH: Husband: George A. McKelvey
DEATH: Parents: Samuel Aiken & Alice McKeown
DEATH: Buried: Cherry River, Quebec
BURIAL: Buried: Cherry River, Quebec
Death: 1 MAR 1964
Note: GEN: 1941
GEN: SHERBROOKE DAILY RECORD, SHERBROOKE, QUE.
GEN: March 3 -Glen Sutton
GEN: Messrs. George McKelvey and Ernest Aiken have been
GEN: repairing the river bridge near Crowell's siding.
Note: DEATH: F. Perkins Funeral Records
DEATH: Aiken, Clara D.
DEATH: Died July 28, 1897 aged 30 years
DEATH: Buried Sutton, Quebec
DEATH: Husband: Chas. E. Hawley
DEATH: Daughter of Chester Aiken
BURIAL: Buried in Sutton, Quebec
Death: 28 JUL 1897
Death: 7 MAY 1908
Note: Buried: Mansonville Catholic Cemetery.
Death: 30 SEP 1928
Burial: 2 OCT 1928 Mansonville, Quebec
Note: GEN: of Abercorn
Death: 4 MAR 1989 Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Burial: 6 MAR 1989 Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
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