Posted By:Annie Carlile
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Subject:Re: William & Martha Aitken Toronto- Need more info please
Post Date:April 13, 2012 at 13:13:50
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/canada/ontario/messages/11239.html
Forum:Ontario, Canada Genealogy Forum
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Hi. I'm not related to this family. This may be a WWI attestation paper for William:

Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918 about William Samuel Aitken
Name:        William Samuel Aitken
Occupation: Engineer
Residence:Toronto, Canada (58 Kent Rd)
Birth Date: 9 Jan 1882
Birth Location: Dunbarton, Scotland
Relative: Martha Aitken, wife
Relationship:        Wife
Regiment Number: 2498809
Have you ever served? - Yes- Irish Fus. 4 yrs (Bte)
Dated: 2 Oct 1917 Toronto, Canada

This may be a death record for a child:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 about William Aitken Jr
Name:        William Aitken Jr
Birth Date:        1913
Birth Place:        Phila, PA
Death Date:        28 May 1914
Death Place:        Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age at Death:        15 months
Burial Date:        29 May 1914
Burial Place:        Philadelphia , Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Gender:        Male
Race:        White
Occupation:        Child
Residence:        Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cemetery:        Odd Fellows
Father:        Wm Aitken
Father's Birth Place:        England
Mother:        Martha Nichol
Mother's Birth Place:        Ireland
FHL Film Number:        1429037
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11869-69157-18?cc=1320976

And possibly a birth for a son:

"Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," William S. Aitken in entry for James Aitken (1909)

Name:        James Aitken
Gender:        Male
Baptism/Christening Date:        
Baptism/Christening Place:        
Birth Date: 24 Jan 1909
Birthplace: Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death Date:        
Name Note:        
Race:        
Father's Name:        William S. Aitken
Father's Birthplace:        
Father's Age:        
Mother's Name:        Martha W. Nicholls
Mother's Birthplace:        
Mother's Age:        
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:        I03652-0
System Origin:        Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number:        2257033
Reference Number:        243-854

This might be a border crossing for James:

Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935 about James Aitken
Name: James Aitken
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1909
Arrival Port:        Windsor, Ontario
Date of Arrival: 5 Sep 1935
Birth Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Citizenship: American
U.S. Residence: Rochester, NY
Last time in Canada: Between what periods: Not known, a child until 1926, Winnepeg
Occupation: Waiter
Reason to enter Canada: Visit friends - Bob ustin, 1335 Parent Ave, Windsor, Ont
Nearest relative: wife Alice Aitken, 21 Hamilton, Rochester, NY

Here is another border crossing for James:

Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935 about Jas Aitken
Name: Jas Aitken
Age: 24
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1909
Arrival Port:        Niagara Falls, Ontario
Date of Arrival: 22 Sep 1933
Birth Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Citizenship: American
Residence: NY
Sister, Mrs. Margaret Dunn, 44 Brownsville Ave., Mt. Dennis, Ont.
Wife, Alice Aitken, 7 Evergreen Ave., Rochester, NY

There is a cemetery photo for James on Find a Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=AI&GSfn=j&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=36&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=20182983&df=all&

Hope this helps. Annie