Daniel Whaley

4 June 1828–2 May 1907 (Age 78)
Matunuck, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Whaley was born on 4 June 1828, in Matunuck, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ezekiel Whaley, was 35 and his mother, Susan Holland, was 29. He married Mary Elizabeth Eldred on 1 December 1859, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States for about 50 years. He died on 2 May 1907, in Wakefield, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Whaley
1828–1907
Mary Elizabeth Eldred
1840–1926
Marriage: 1 December 1859
Susan Abigail Whaley
1860–1949
Samuel Eldred Whaley
1866–1934
Martha Dalton Whaley
1872–1962
Mary Daniel Whaley
1878–1973
Clara Pullen Whaley
1885–1977

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1907Male

    Mary Elizabeth Eldred

    Female1840–1926Female

MARRIAGE
1 December 1859
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 7

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 34

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whaley in Derbyshire, Whalley in Lancashire, or Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire (formerly in Cheshire). The first is probably named with Old English wælla ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. The second has as the first element Old English hwæl ‘round hill’, and the last has Old English weg ‘path’, ‘road’ as the first element, the second element in both cases also being lēah.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel L Whaley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel Whaley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Whaley, "United States Census, 1880"

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