John Daniels

Brief Life History of John

When John Daniels was born in 1829, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Daniels, was 40 and his mother, Mary Daniels, was 41. He married Nancy Jane Cornelius on 28 October 1851, in Jackson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Union Center Township, Elk, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died in 1891, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 62.

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John Daniels
Mary Elizabeth Boyd
Lillian R. Boyd
Ida P Boyd
Ella Boyd
Edwin Franklin Boyd
Robert B. Boyd
Kathryn B. Boyd

Sources (8)

  • John Danniel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Daniels, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • John Daniels in entry for John H. Daniels and E.A. Smith, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1837: Jackson, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Jackson, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Jackson, Iowa, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, Irish (Cork), North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Daniel , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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