Alvin A Dake

10 December 1849–5 February 1871 (Age 21)
Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Alvin A

When Alvin A Dake was born on 10 December 1849, in Barry, Michigan, United States, his father, Aruna Hibbard Benjamin Dake, was 26 and his mother, Esther A Hayes, was 21. He married Clarissa P Barnes on 7 May 1869, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Dayton Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 5 February 1871, in Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Bull Cemetery, Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Alvin A Dake
Clarissa P Barnes
Marriage: 7 May 1869
Wyman C. Dake

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7 May 1869
Newaygo, Michigan, United States


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World Events (5)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Deike .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alvin Dake in household of Runer Dake, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alvin Dake, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alvin A Dake in household of Aruna Dake, "United States Census, 1860"

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