Daniel Kleckley

Male11 March 1817–24 July 1873

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Kleckley was born on 11 March 1817, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Kleckley, was 25 and his mother, Christenah Coogle, was 26. He married Lydia Shealy in 1840, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 24 July 1873, in Macon, Georgia, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Zion, Georgia, United States.

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Daniel Kleckley
Lydia Shealy
Marriage: 1840
Jacob Andrew Kleckley
John Luther "Babe" Kleckley
David E Kleckley

Sources (7)

  • Daniel Kleckly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Kleckley, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"
  • Daniel Kleckley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840South Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    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. 


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1822: Houston, Georgia, United States 1822: Bibb, Georgia, United States

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 15

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of South German Kleckle, dialect Kläckle ‘little bit’, a nickname for a slight person.

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

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