Hattie A Day

from 1871 to 1872–
Avon, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hattie A

When Hattie A Day was born from 1871 to 1872, in Avon, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, John Harmon Day, was 48 and her mother, Watsey Saloma Emeline Rumsey, was 34. She lived in Lee Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

John Harmon Day
1824–1900
Watsey Saloma Emeline Rumsey
1838–1880
George Calvin Day
1862–1937
Mary A Day
1862–
Carry Day
1863–
Carrie B Day
1865–1886
Levi B Day
1870–1939
Hattie A Day
1871–
Willie Day
1873–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1824–1900Male

    Watsey Saloma Emeline Rumsey

    Female1838–1880Female

siblings

(7)

    George Calvin Day

    Male1862–1937Male

    Female1862–Female

    Female1863–Female

    Female1865–1886Female

    Levi B Day

    Male1870–1939Male

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World Events (8)

1871

Age 0

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of David .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), Old English Dæi, apparently from Old English dæg ‘day’, perhaps a short form of Old English personal names such as Dægberht and Dægmund. Reaney, however, points to the Middle English word day(e), dey(e) ‘dairy maid’, ‘(female) servant’ (from Old English dæge, cognate with Old Norse deigja ‘female servant’, ultimately from a root meaning ‘to knead’, and related to the word for dough), which he says came to be used for a servant of either sex.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh ( see O’Dea ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hattie A Day in household of Levi B Day, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harriet Day in household of Harmon J Day, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie Day in household of John H Day, "United States Census, 1880"

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