Arthur Benjamin Dake

9 November 1860–1916 (Age 55)
Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Arthur Benjamin

When Arthur Benjamin Dake was born on 9 November 1860, in Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, his father, Aruna Hibbard Benjamin Dake, was 37 and his mother, Esther A Hayes, was 32. He married Florence B Perkins on 3 April 1880, in Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. He died in 1916, in Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Bull Cemetery, Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Arthur Benjamin Dake
Florence B Perkins
Marriage: 3 April 1880
Gilbert Franklin Dake
Freeman A. Dake
Almond Aruna Dake
Ancil Fayman Dake
Farman Dak
June Lucille Dake
Furman H Drake
Winifred Ameretta Dake
Katherine Dake
Bessie Dake
Bessie Fern Dake
Gladys Rose Hoffman

Spouse and Children

3 April 1880
Denver Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 15

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Deike .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur B Dake in household of Aruna Dake, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arthor Dake in household of Aruna Dake, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arthur Dake, "United States Census, 1900"

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