When George Danby was born on 3 November 1827, in Yonge, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Danby, was 37 and his mother, Permelia Palmer, was 21. He married Eruea or Rue Slack on 19 January 1853, in Charleston, Yonge, Leeds, Canada West, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sycamore, Sycamore Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Henry, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 24 February 1896, in Delta, York Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wright Cemetery, Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States.
English: habitational name from Danby in North Yorkshire, originally named in Old Norse as Danabȳ ‘settlement of the Danes’, and thus cognate with Denby .