Mary Aikens (1907 - 1978)

A photo of Mary Aikens
Mary Aikens
1907 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Aikens was born on December 2, 1907. She died in October 1978 at 70 years of age. We know that Mary Aikens had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22204.


Mary Aikens Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Mary Aikens, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Aikens family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Mary Aikens

First name


Middle name


Maiden name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Mary Aikens was born on


Mary Aikens died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mary.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mary Aikens?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Mary's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Mary a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22204


Did Mary finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mary attend?


Share what Mary did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Mary's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Mary serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Mary Aikens?
View other bios of people named Mary Aikenses
Back to Top

Mary Aikens Family Tree

Mary's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Aikens family tree.

Mary's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Mary Aikens
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Mary's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Mary Aikens. Below are potential family photos that share Mary's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mary during various points of her life


Share Memories about Mary

What do you remember about Mary Aikens? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mary is remembered.

Mary Aikens Obituary

This obit of Mary Aikens is maintained by Mary's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mary Aikens died in October 1978 at 70 years of age. She was born on December 2, 1907. We are unaware of information about Mary's family. We know that Mary Aikens had been residing in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia 22204.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Mary Aikens

1907 - 1978 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Mary's lifetime

In 1907, in the year that Mary Aikens was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1911, when she was merely 4 years old, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1947, she was 40 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, she was 48 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1978, in the year of Mary Aikens's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

Other Biographies

Other Mary Aikenses

Mary Aikens
around 1854 - Nov 27, 1913
Mary Aikens
around 1864 - Apr 13, 1893
Mary K. (Woods) Aikens
Born: around 1954
Mary J. (Grett) Aikens
Born: around 1977

Other Aikenses

Rudolph Aikens
Jan 23, 1927 - January 1987
Pauline Aikens
Jul 4, 1905 - June 1987
Washington, District of Columbia
Louis K Aikens
Jan 15, 1938 - May 31, 1986
Washington, DC
Freddy Aikens
May 8, 1979 - May 28, 2001
Wallace Aikens
Oct 8, 1950 - May 1978
Debra G Aikens
Oct 31, 1951 - Aug 20, 2003
Columbia, MS
David Aikens
Dec 30, 1952 - Feb 17, 1999
Michael H Aikens
Dec 21, 1951 - Feb 8, 2010
Magee, MS
Robert Aikens
Oct 11, 1954 - Dec 24, 2008
Meridian, MS
Aaron Aikens
Aug 8, 1966 - Jul 3, 2003
L Aikens
Apr 23, 1982 - Apr 7, 2010
Cardelle Ray Aikens
Jan 6, 2011 - May 7, 2011
Avani Faith Aikens
Mar 8, 2011 - May 10, 2011
William Aikens
Sep 28, 1927 - December 1982
Margaret Aikens
Sep 25, 1913 - Dec 4, 1996
North Chicago, IL
Cornell Aikens
Dec 10, 1916 - Nov 12, 2007
Greenwood, South Carolina
Samuel Aikens
Jul 29, 1883 - July 1965
New York
John J Aikens
Jun 19, 1923 - Oct 24, 1987
Connellsville, PA
William R Aikens
Dec 25, 1918 - Dec 21, 1997
Edgewater, FL
Clarence Aikens
Jul 16, 1903 - July 1959

Other Bios

Michael Doran
Feb 27, 1909 - December 1977
Albany, New York
Jane E Bonning
Feb 19, 1923 - Jan 17, 2011
Horseheads, NY
James West
Sep 10, 1903 - January 1968
Morton Oppenheim
Feb 24, 1914 - Aug 7, 1997
Silver Spring, MD
Floyd J Strunk
Dec 31, 1914 - Mar 17, 1991
Wytheville, VA
Helen Chiczewski
May 19, 1909 - May 1982
Washington, District of Columbia
Sophia Chaconas
Nov 20, 1920 - January 1973
Washington, District of Columbia
Joseph Foster
Aug 12, 1906 - September 1975
Silver Spring, Maryland
Robert Edwards
Jun 29, 1907 - December 1974
Washington, District of Columbia
Betty W Parr
Mar 3, 1924 - Jan 6, 1998
Virginia Beach, VA
Dorothy Fastnaught
Dec 15, 1908 - April 1986
Lanham, Maryland
Olive B Hoover
Aug 20, 1902 - November 1988
Silver Spring, MD
James Bost
May 18, 1909 - Sep 30, 1991
Charlotte, NC
Mary Boren
Jan 18, 1905 - May 1982
Lillian Spriggs
Jun 13, 1909 - April 1979
Washington, District of Columbia
Emma L Smith
Jul 29, 1915 - Oct 15, 2003
Upper Marlboro, MD
Willard W Daugherty
Mar 19, 1924 - Jun 28, 2006
Montrose, MO
Mary Isabel Watts
Sep 25, 1917 - Mar 27, 2006
Powderly, Texas
Claudia Kilts
May 12, 1919 - August 1980
Melda Chabot
Jun 8, 1917 - November 1992
Cromwell, CT
Success Stories from Biographies like Mary Aikens
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.