Daniel Leroy London

13 November 1872–25 August 1908 (Age 35)
Cashiers, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Daniel Leroy

When Daniel Leroy London was born on 13 November 1872, in Cashiers, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Harvey Rush Brownlow London, was 33 and his mother, Martha Ann Rochester, was 27. He married Jetta Peigler on 25 January 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 25 August 1908, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Daniel Leroy London
Jetta Peigler
Marriage: 25 January 1895
Joe London
Ruby J. London
Doris London

Spouse and Children

25 January 1895




    Doris London


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 5

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 10

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone who came from London or a nickname for someone who had made a trip to London or had some other connection with the city. In some cases, however, the Jewish name was purely ornamental. The place name, recorded by the Roman historian Tacitus in the Latinized form Londinium, is obscure in origin and meaning, but may be derived from pre-Celtic (Old European) roots with a meaning something like ‘place at the navigable or unfordable river’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel L London in household of Harvey B London, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lee London, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"
  • Lee London in entry for Joe London, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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