James Knox Polk Daniel

Male25 October 1844–31 January 1930

Brief Life History of James Knox Polk

When James Knox Polk Daniel was born on 25 October 1844, in Grants Lick, Campbell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Beverley S. Daniel, was 49 and his mother, Anna D Stephenson, was 42. He married Sarah Frances Jacobs on 6 April 1876. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Iuka, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Tetonia, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 31 January 1930, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knox Polk Daniel
1844–1930
Sarah Frances Jacobs
1853–1917
Marriage: 6 April 1876
Harry Bridges Daniel
1876–1958
Ira Oscar Daniel
1878–1966
Harvey Isaac Daniel
1879–1949
Beverly Arachilaur Daniel
1881–1881
Lura Easter Daniel
1882–1968
Edith Melvina Daniel
1884–1951
Edwin Eldridge Daniel
1886–1901
Homer Knox Daniel
1888–1966
Sarah Belle Daniel
1892–1978

Sources (38)

  • James R. P. Daniel in household of B J Daniel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James K. Daniel in entry for Elmer Merton Patterson, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • James K P Daniels in household of Beverly J Daniels, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1876
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 4

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    1850 · 8th Most Populated State

    Age 6

    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    1867

    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1867: Marion, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Romanian, Jewish, Assyrian/Chaldean, West Indian (mainly Haiti), and African (mainly Nigeria and Tanzania); Breton (rarely Le Daniel); Hungarian (Dániel): from the Biblical personal name Daniel, Syriac (Assyrian/Chaldean) Dānīʾēl, Hungarian Dániel (from Hebrew Daniyyel ‘God is my judge’), borne by a major prophet in the Bible. The chief factor influencing the popularity of the personal name (and hence the frequency of the surname) was undoubtedly the dramatic story in the Book of Daniel recounting the prophet's steadfast adherence to his religious faith despite pressure and persecution from the Mesopotamian kings in whose court he served: Nebuchadnezzar, Belshazzar, and Darius. The name was also borne by a 2nd-century Christian martyr and by a 9th-century hermit, the legend of whose lives were popular among Christians during the Middle Ages. Among Orthodox Christians in Eastern Europe the name was also popular as being that of a 4th-century Persian martyr, who was venerated in the Orthodox Church. In France, this surname is most common in Brittany.

    Irish (Tipperary and Waterford): shortened form of McDaniel , which is actually a variant of McDonnell , from the Gaelic form of Irish Donal (equivalent to Scottish Donald), erroneously associated with the Biblical personal name Daniel. See also O'Donnell .

    Americanized or Germanized form of Slovenian Danijel: from the Biblical personal name Danijel ‘Daniel’ (see 1 above).

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

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