Daniel Argent

8 April 1806–28 November 1852 (Age 46)
Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Argent was born on 8 April 1806, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Argent, was 19 and his mother, Anne King, was 20. He married Mary Ann Funston on 18 February 1840, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Toppesfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Wethersfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 28 November 1852, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Argent
1806–1852
Mary Ann Funston
1820–1852
Marriage: 18 February 1840
Martha Nenette Argent
1840–1904
John William Argent
1842–1913
Thomas Funston Argent
1845–1912
Mary Elizabeth Argent
1847–1917
Margaret L Argent
1849–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1840
Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Argent

    Male1786–Male

    Anne King

    Female1786–1871Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1806–1852Male

    John Argent

    Male1808–1871Male

    William Argent

    Male1833–1876Male

    Sussanah Argent ? Millett

    FemaleFemale

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 13

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: from Old French argent ‘silver’, hence probably a nickname for someone with silver-gray hair, or possibly an occupational nickname for a silversmith or moneyer.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Argent in entry for Thomas Funston Argent, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • William Daniel Argent, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Daniel Argent in entry for John William Argent, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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