Lucena Daniels

1784–15 November 1847 (Age 63)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucena

When Lucena Daniels was born in 1784, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Clement Daniels, was 34 and her mother, Lydia Day, was 33. She married Joel Downing about 1798, in Luzerne, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 15 November 1847, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Downing
Lucena Daniels
Marriage: about 1798
Levi Downing
Salmon Downing
Sarah Downing
Joel Downing
Theresa Downing
Mary Catherine Downing

Spouse and Children

about 1798
Luzerne, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Lydia Day





    Salmon Daniels


World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 18

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lucena Daniels Downing, "Find A Grave Index"

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