Hiram Burrows Dalby

11 October 1871–10 September 1951 (Age 79)
Dalby Springs, Bowie, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Burrows

When Hiram Burrows Dalby was born on 11 October 1871, in Dalby Springs, Bowie, Texas, United States, his father, Philip Dalby, was 25 and his mother, Mary A Dalby, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Smith on 13 January 1892, in Bowie, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 10 September 1951, in De Kalb, Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Hiram Burrows Dalby
Mary Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: 13 January 1892
Gertie Mae Dalby
Hiram Floyd Dalby
Mary Florence Dalby
Mona Irene Dalby

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 1
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
Age 5
A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
Age 23
Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and northern English: habitational name from any of various places named Dalby, named with Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’. The English surname is common in Yorkshire, where it derives mainly from Dalby in North Yorkshire, but similarly named places in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire are also possible sources. In Norway, it is common as a farm name. See also Dahlby .

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

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Sources (9)

  • H B Dalby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hiram B Dalby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hyram Dalby in household of Philip A Dalby, "United States Census, 1880"

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