William Dalles Daves

Male8 September 1866–8 October 1923

Brief Life History of William Dalles

When William Dalles Daves was born on 8 September 1866, in Kelly Township, Warren, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Van Buren Daves, was 25 and his mother, Susannah Rosamund Clute, was 22. He married Lucy Inez Vangilder on 26 March 1896, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Warren, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1934. He died on 8 October 1923, in Lenox Township, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Alexis Cemetery, Mercer, Illinois, United States.

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William Dalles Daves
Lucy Inez Vangilder
Marriage: 26 March 1896
Myra Zoe Daves
Fae Louise Daves
Edna F Daves
Gladys M Daves

Sources (15)

  • Wm D Daves in household of Martin V Daves, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Daves, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • William Davis, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1896Warren, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1870: Warren, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Warren and Mercer counties]

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 16

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: probably a variant of Davis or Davies .

    In some cases also German (Däves): from a shortened form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew ). This surname is very rare in Germany.

    In some cases probably also an Americanized form of German Tewes , a cognate of 2 above.

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

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