Aaron Claflin Daniels

25 August 1850–19 February 1919 (Age 68)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Aaron Claflin

When Aaron Claflin Daniels was born on 25 August 1850, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Daniels, was 41 and his mother, Sophia Ann Claflin, was 36. He married Mabelle Ross Logan on 31 October 1895, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He died on 19 February 1919, in New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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Aaron Claflin Daniels
Mabelle Ross Logan
Marriage: 31 October 1895

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31 October 1895
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

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1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 11

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 20

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel .

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

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  • Aaron C Daniels in household of Saml Daniels, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron C Daniels in household of Samuel Daniels, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Aaron Daniels, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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