Albert P. Damon

8 June 1836–5 December 1923 (Age 87)

The Life of Albert P.

When Albert P. Damon was born on 8 June 1836, his father, Daniel Damon, was 41 and his mother, Mary Cross, was 38. He married Elizabeth R Adden on 25 June 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 5 December 1923, in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Albert P. Damon
Elizabeth R Adden
Marriage: 25 June 1872
Albert Adden Damon

Spouse and Children

25 June 1872
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Wakefield Damon



    Edgar Damon



    Serena Damon


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World Events (7)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 27

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

Age 27

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

1 English and Scottish: from the personal name Damon, from a classical Greek name, a derivative of damān ‘to kill’. Compare Damian .2 Respelling of the French surname D’Amont, a topographic name, with the preposition d(e) denoting someone who lived à mont ‘uphill’, i.e. on high ground above a village or settlement.

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

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  • Albert P Damon in household of Nancy Perkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert P Damon in household of Mary C Damon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert P Damen, "United States Census, 1910"

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