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Burwell Stephen Aikin

Birth
Orchard Hill, Spalding County, Georgia, USA
Death 6 Apr 1918 (aged 68)
Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia, USA
Burial Williamson, Pike County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 78061823 · View Source
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Son of Elisha Clay and Martha (Weldon) Aikin. He married Emma Ella Georgia Williamson in Pike County GA. After her death in 1916, he married a woman whose last name was Bennett (first name unknown) from Barnesville GA. He served as the Pike County commissioner and tax equalizer. He was a member of the United Sacred Harp Musical Association as well as the revision committees of for the "Union Harp" (1909) and "Original Sacred Harp" (1911). He is credited with the minor rearrangement of L.P, Breedlove's Sacred Harp tune "Shepherds Rejoice" in 1908 as well as adding the alto part. He died six weeks after his marriage to his second wife.


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  • Created by: William Bjornstad
  • Added: 10 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78061823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Burwell Stephen Aikin (30 May 1849–6 Apr 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78061823, citing Williamson UMC Cemetery, Williamson, Pike County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by William Bjornstad (contributor 47016546) .