Daniel Austin Chenoweth

18 June 1853–18 February 1920 (Age 66)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Daniel Austin

When Daniel Austin Chenoweth was born on 18 June 1853, in Indiana, United States, his father, Wilson Chenoweth, was 26 and his mother, Mary McIntosh, was 22. He married Anna Elizabeth Pressly on 31 December 1878, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Shoals, Halbert Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 18 February 1920, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Austin Chenoweth
Anna Elizabeth Pressly
Marriage: 31 December 1878
John Pressly Chenoweth
Infant twin Chenoweth
Infant Chenoweth
Mary Chenoweth
Adebel Chenoweth
Anna Elizabeth Chenoweth

Spouse and Children

31 December 1878
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States



    Infant twin Chenoweth


    Infant Chenoweth


    Mary Chenoweth


    Adebel Chenoweth


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    James Robert Chenoweth


    John Andrew Chenoweth



    Samuel Albert Chenoweth


    Laura Isabell Chenoweth


World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel A Chineworth in household of Wilson Chineworth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Danl Chenowith in household of Wilson Chenowith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dan'L A Chenoweth, "United States Census, 1900"

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