Daniel Herring

9 September 1818–6 February 1906 (Age 87)
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Herring was born on 9 September 1818, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Washington Herring Sr, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Anna Schell, was 20. He married Sarah M Lenhart on 23 April 1848, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Addison, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Somerfield, Addison Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 6 February 1906, in Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Herring
1818–1906
Sarah M Lenhart
1828–1908
Marriage: 23 April 1848
Annis Belle "Anna" Herring
1850–1934
Isabel Katherine Herring
1859–
William Herring
1863–1870
James Herring
1865–1870
Alverda Herring
1867–
Katherine Jane Herring
1852–
Marshall Glen Herring
1853–
John Daniel Herring
1855–
Mary Elisabeth Herring
1857–
Eleanor J Herring
1859–
Elmira J Herring
1860–1860
Susan M Herring
1860–1893
Chelsea P Herring
1870–1800
Laura V Herring
1872–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 April 1848
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    Annis Belle "Anna" Herring

    Female1850–1934Female

    Katherine Jane Herring

    Female1852–Female

    Marshall Glen Herring

    Male1853–Male

    John Daniel Herring

    Male1855–Male

    Mary Elisabeth Herring

    Female1857–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 26

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and German: metonymic occupational name for a herring fisher or for a seller of the fish, Middle English hering, Dutch haring, Middle High German hærinc. In some cases it may have been a nickname in the sense of a trifle, something of little value, a meaning which is found in medieval phrases and proverbial expressions such as ‘to like neither herring nor barrel’, i.e. not to like something at all.2 German: habitational name from Herringen in Westphalia.3 Dutch: from a personal name, a derivative of a Germanic compound name with the first element hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Herring, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Herring, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Daniel Herring in household of William Buskirk, "United States Census, 1900"

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