Daisy Dysart

23 September 1874–6 May 1969 (Age 94)
Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Daisy

When Daisy Dysart was born on 23 September 1874, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States, her father, James Beattie Dysart, was 32 and her mother, Catharine Kate Martin, was 30. She married William Walter Shafer on 30 October 1901. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Elmwood, Saline, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Polk Township, Christian, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 May 1969, in Haines City, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Haines City, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walter Shafer
Daisy Dysart
Marriage: 30 October 1901
William Wallace Shafer
Dorothy Louise Shafer

Spouse and Children

30 October 1901


Parents and Siblings

    James Beattie Dysart


    Catharine Kate Martin




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 4

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 26

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of various places, for example those in Fife and Angus, named from Gaelic dìseart ‘hermit's cell’, ‘church’ (from Latin desertum ‘desert’, ‘waste’, ‘solitary spot’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daisey Dysart in household of James Dysart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dasie Dysart in household of James Dysart, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Daisy Dysart in household of Samuel Dysart, "United States Census, 1900"

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