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James Aikens, born 1762 or 63, on the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, but lived in Mecklenburg county, North Carolina when he enlisted, October, 1778, served six months as a private in Captain Brownfield's Company, Colonel Lock's Regiment; six weeks under Captain Hugh Parks; six weeks under Captain Charles Polk; three months in 1782, under Captain Brownfield. Granted a pension September 5, 1832, while a resident of Coweta county, where he died April 12, 1843. Married in Green county, Georgia, Frances_____, March 16, 1791, who was granted a pension after his death in 1844, she being eighty years old.
Coweta County chronicles for one hundred years: with an account of the Indians from whom the land was acquired, and some historical papers relating to its acquisition by Georgia, with lineage pages, 1928, page 814