Daniel S. Somes

16 March 1803–2 November 1882 (Age 79)
Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life of Daniel S.

When Daniel S. Somes was born on 16 March 1803, in Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, Daniel Somes, was 33 and his mother, Clarissa Beal, was 29. He married Sally S. Trask on 28 February 1836, in Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States in 1860. He died on 2 November 1882, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel S. Somes
1803–1882
Sally S. Trask
1817–1904
Marriage: 28 February 1836
Harvey Deming Somes
1837–1842
Caroline Frances Somes
1839–1926
Edward Prime Somes
1841–1906
Henry J. Somes
1844–1887
Isaac Somes
1846–
Eva Somes
1848–1877
Charles Peter Somes
1851–1922
Ida Somes
1851–
William Tinker Somes
1854–
George Lyman Somes
1857–1931

Spouse and Children

    Male1803–1882Male

    Sally S. Trask

    Female1817–1904Female

MARRIAGE
28 February 1836
Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    Harvey Deming Somes

    Male1837–1842Male

    Caroline Frances Somes

    Female1839–1926Female

    Edward Prime Somes

    Male1841–1906Male

    Henry J. Somes

    Male1844–1887Male

    Isaac Somes

    Male1846–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Somes

    Male1770–1830Male

    Female1774–1841Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 1

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk called Soham, from Old English ‘sea’, ‘lake’ (a byform of sǣ) + hām ‘homestead’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Daniel James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Daniel Somes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel Somes, "United States Census, 1880"

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