Joseph Henry Danby

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

The Life 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 DUE on 18 January 1826, in Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. 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 DUE
1807–1885
Marriage: 18 January 1826
Charlotte Danby
1826–1895
Edward Danby
1828–1900
Delila Danby
1830–1887
James Danby
1834–1871
Clarissa Danby
1836–1897
Joseph Henry Danby
1840–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1826
Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America
children

(6)

    Charlotte Danby

    Female1826–1895Female

    Edward Danby

    Male1828–1900Male

    Female1830–1887Female

    James Danby

    Male1834–1871Male

    Female1836–1897Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Danby

    Male1760–1829Male

    Female1750–1841Female

siblings

(5)

    Thomas Danby

    Male1781–1847Male

    Samuel Danby

    Male1790–1853Male

    Eleanor Danby

    Female1797–1861Female

    Male1798–1873Male

    Danby

    Female1798–Female

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 any of several places called Danby in North Yorkshire, originally named in Old Norse as Danabýr ‘settlement of the Danes’, and thus cognate with Denby .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Denby in entry for Joseph Denby, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Joseph Danby, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Joseph Danby, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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