Aiken loaned at least $10,000 to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in the summer of 1857. This web address is to a video presentation about the loan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ2uGjDOVVk

He lived in Charleston, South Carolina and owned between 700 and 900 slaves there. Any African American with the surname Aiken in Charleston, who was born before 1865, was likely a slave of William Aiken, Jr.’s.

Barbary Aiken [found by SCSU student Kali Preisinger]

Clara Aiken [found by SCSU student Jarisa Hall]

Diana Aiken [found by SCSU student Kali Preisinger]

Eliza Aiken [found by SCSU student Nicole Bredeson]

Lawrence Aiken [found by SCSU student Jordan Aquino]

Martin Aiken [found by SCSU student Ravaughn Perry]

Nat Aiken [found by SCSU student Kali Preisinger]

William Aiken: born in 1840 [found by SCSU student Kali Preisinger]

William Aiken: born in 1865 [found by SCSU student Ravaughn Perry]

Hester Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Bess Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Simon Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

London Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Ned Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Nanny Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Samuel Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Dianah Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Charlotte Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Dixon Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Bella Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Anna Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Sarah Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Frank Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Delilah Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

George Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Tenah Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Jim Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Hannah Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

John Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1858

Moses Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Joseph Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

June Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Peter Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1858

Katie Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Peter Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1833

Rosa Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1861

Caesar Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Julius Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Carolina Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

March Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1832

Rosa Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1856

March Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1862

John Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1830

Sallie Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Alexander Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Catherine Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Paul Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Robert Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Janet Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Thomas Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Elizabeth Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Rosanna Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Edward Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Jane Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Tyra Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Eli Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Charolette Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Benjamin Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

John Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder] born about 1858

Annie Aiken [found by SCSU student Celeste Snyder]

Anthony Barnwell: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Jacob Gaillard: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Ann Greggs: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Henry Greggs: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Tom Greggs: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Hezekiah or “Kiah”: “Stolen–a Negro man named Hezekiah or Kiah was stolen from the Camp of the Cheraw and Coalfields Rail Road Company … The negro belongs to Governor Aiken.” [see Charleston Courier, 16 November 1863, 2.]

Charles Jackson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Charles Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Dorcas Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Elizabeth Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Julia Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Rachel Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Sambo Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

Victoria Richardson: https://www.historiccharleston.org/visit/museums/aiken-rhett-house-museum.aspx

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