Daisy Elizabeth Pitman

Brief Life History of Daisy Elizabeth

When Daisy Elizabeth Pitman was born on 5 September 1873, in Kirkville, Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, William Alonzo Pitman, was 22 and her mother, Mary Catherine Strawn, was 20. She married Nelson Lorenzo Dow Cary on 8 March 1892, in Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Seven Mile Township, Riley, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Manhattan, Riley, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 20 October 1935, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Manhattan, Riley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Lorenzo Dow Cary
1866–1907
Daisy Elizabeth Pitman
1873–1935
Marriage: 8 March 1892
Ethel Ester Cary
1895–1987
Florence Adelia Cary
1901–1981
Harold Nelson Cary
1905–1967
Nelson Lorenzo Dow Cary
1907–1965

Sources (12)

  • Dasie E Holmes in household of Paul E Holmes, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Daisy E Pitman, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Daisy Elizabeth Pitman Cary-Holmes, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern): nickname from Middle English pit, pit(t)e, put(te) ‘hollow, pit’ + man, signifying one who lived or worked at such a location. See Pitt .

Americanized form of German Pitmann: variant of Pittmann (see Pittman ).

Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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

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