Samuel Hyde Day

16 August 1838–7 November 1877 (Age 39)
Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Hyde

When Samuel Hyde Day was born on 16 August 1838, in Salem, Washington Township, Washington, Indiana, United States, his father, Samuel Day Jr, was 42 and his mother, Rhoda Louisa Hyde, was 35. He married Anna Maria Cassell on 26 December 1867, in Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wood Township, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1870. He died on 7 November 1877, at the age of 39.

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Samuel Hyde Day
Anna Maria Cassell
Marriage: 26 December 1867
Oliver E. "Ollie" Day
Albert Leroy Day
Frank Eugene Day
Stella Mabel Day

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1867Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 3
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 13
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English day(e), dey(e) ‘dairyman or dairymaid’. Originally used only of women, it was later used of men with the sense ‘man in charge of the dairy cattle’. This is probably the most common source of the surname.English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey. In western England this is probably a pet form of David , but in northern England and perhaps elsewhere also it is a late Middle English variant of Daw, a pet form of Ralph (see Daw , Dakin ).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh (see O'Dea ).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • S H Day, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel N Day, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Samuel Day in entry for Frank C. Day, "Indiana Deaths and Burials, 1750-1993"

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