Friday, May 4, 2012

Robart Aikey 1817-1881


Our Aikey Lines

Robart Aikey
son of Lewis& Jane (Reed) Aikey
Born; Dec 7 1817
Died: Aug 18 1881
Married:
Lavina Reichenbach
Daughter of
Born: March 1 1819
Died: June 4 1891

Children:
*Jeremiah Aikey 1840 – 1864
Robert Aikey 1842 – 1843
*William Henry Aikey 1844 – 1862
Harrison Aikey 1846 – 1904
Zachariah Taylor Aikey 1848 – 1922
John R. Aikey 1852 – 1927
Ephraim Aikey 1856 – 1889
Christian C Aikey 1861 – 1940 m. John G. Oberdorf

Jeremiah, William & Zachariah all served in the civil war.  Although Harrison is younger than Zachariah, I cannot find any record of him serving.
Zachariah served with company k 51st Pa volunteers.
Both Jeremiah & William died  the war.
Jeremiah  was captured during the Battle of Weldon Road on 19 August 1864, and died in Andersonville, Sumter, GA, as a prisoner of war.
William - Private in Company A, 131st PA Infantry Regiment. Mortally wounded during the third assault on Maryes Height. Died later that night in Union Field Hospital. 

Time Line:

1817 - Robert is born
Parents Lewis Aikey & Jane Reed

1818 - Lavina is born
according to her daughter Christian's birth certificate, her maiden name was Reichenbach

1850 - Census
HOME IN 1850: West Buffalo, Union, Pennsylvania
GENDER: Female
FAMILY NUMBER: 406
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:
NAME AGE
Robert Jkey 32
Levina Jkey 31
Robert Jkey 8
William Jkey 6
Harrison Jkey 3
Zachariah Jkey 1
Jeremiah Jkey 10

1860 Census
Name: Robert Aiky
[Robert Aikey]
Age in 1860: 42
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: West Buffalo, Union, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mifflinburg
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Aiky 42
Lavinia Aiky 41
Jeramiah Aiky 20
Wm Aiky 17
Harrison Aiky 14
Zachariah Aiky 12
John Aiky 9
Ephriam Aiky 4

1862-3- Administrators of Fathers Will
Lewisburg Chronicle
(Lewisburg, Pennsylvania)

24 Oct 1862, Fri • First Edition

 21 Apr 1863
Lewisburg Chronicle
(Lewisburg, Pennsylvania)
21 Apr 1863, Tue • First Edition
appeared again May 1 1863



 1863- Grand Juror
Lewisburg Chronicle
(Lewisburg, Pennsylvania)
13 Feb 1863, Fri • First Edition



Map showing Robart's Property (Look on the top right).
First image is cropped to make it readable, second is a view of the full size map.


1870 Census
Name: Robert Aikey
Age in 1870: 32
Birth Year: abt 1838
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: West Buffalo, Union, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Forest Hill
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Aikey 32
Larina Aikey 51
Massimo Aikey 23
Zachariah Aikey 21
John Aikey 18
Ephraim Aikey 13
Christian Aikey 7


1880 Census

Name: Robert Aikey
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1818
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: West Buffalo, Union, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lavina Aikey
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Aikey 62
Lavina Aikey 60





Burial:
Forest Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery 
Forest Hill,  Union County, Pennsylvania, USA


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