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Rebecca C Caruthers Aitken
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1827
Cowansville
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1888
McPherson
McPherson County
Kansas, USA

Rebecca Caruthers and William Aikens had "six children, two of whom died in infancy" (from William's obituary). The two children who did not survive are, according to family legend, buried in the plots on either side of Lydia Jane Totten Aikens, William's first wife, in the Rural Valley (PA) Cemetery.

Rebecca was born April 10th 1827 and was married October 17th 1853 to Dr. William Aitken of Rural Village where she was a prominent member of the Presbyterian church. Their children were LYDIA ASHLEY, who died in childhood, HANNAH E., WOODS, EMMA VASHTI and HOMER. Hannah married ----- Owens. Vashti married ----- Besgrove. Homer also married. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Ewing Caruthers (1781 - 1843)
  Eleanor Nellie Findley Caruthers (1786 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  William M Aitken (1807 - 1872)
 
 Children:
  Emma Aitkins*
  Hannah Ellen Woods Aitken Owen (1856 - 1934)*
  Virginia Vashita Aitken Besgrove (1861 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Findley Caruthers (1805 - 1871)*
  Elizabeth Caruthers Rhea (1811 - 1869)*
  Eleanor Caruthers Findley (1826 - 1888)*
  Rebecca C Caruthers Aitken (1827 - 1888)
  Nancy Patterson Caruthers Hill (1830 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
McPherson Cemetery
McPherson
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Dana Caruthers Norton
Originally Created by: KChaffeeB
Record added: Jun 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53501791
Rebecca C <i>Caruthers</i> Aitken
Added by: Dana Caruthers Norton
 
Rebecca C <i>Caruthers</i> Aitken
Added by: Dana Caruthers Norton
 
Rebecca C <i>Caruthers</i> Aitken
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Sep. 13, 2014

- Dana Caruthers Norton
 Added: Mar. 3, 2013

- Dana Caruthers Norton
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
 
 
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