Joseph Henry Danby

17 May 1798–7 January 1873 (Age 74)
Ferns, County Wexford, Ireland

The Life Summary of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Danby was born on 17 May 1798, in Ferns, County Wexford, Ireland, his father, Edward Danby, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Willis, was 48. He married Sarah Wiltse on 18 January 1826, in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 January 1873, in Lansdowne, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lyndhurst, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Danby
1798–1873
Sarah Wiltse
1807–1885
Marriage: 18 January 1826
Charlotte Danby
1826–1895
Joseph Henry Danby
1840–1921
Edward Danby
1828–1900
Delila Danby
1830–1887
James Danby
1834–1871
Clarissa Danby
1836–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1826Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (4)

    1839
    Age 41
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
    1845
    Age 47
    The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 69
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Danby in North Yorkshire, originally named in Old Norse as Danabȳ ‘settlement of the Danes’, and thus cognate with Denby .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Denby
    Dansby

    Sources (9)

    • Joseph Danby in entry for Selina Danby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Joseph Danby, "Canada Census, 1871"
    • Joseph Denby in entry for Joseph Denby and Lois Slack, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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