John Daniels

1829–1891 (Age 62)
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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 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
Nancy Cornelius
Marriage: 28 October 1851
Emma Margaret Dannels
Seth Daniels
John H Dannels
Martha J. Daniel
Lydia Ann Daniels

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 1
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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 1
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
Age 17
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (8)

  • John Danniel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Daniel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Daniels in household of Isaac Daniels, "United States Census, 1850"

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