David Aurelius Tracy

1858–1948 (Age 89)
Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of David Aurelius

When David Aurelius Tracy was born on 6 November 1858, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Lyman Jacob Tracy, was 24 and his mother, Augusta Van Densen Whitlock, was 19. He married Alice E Rowley on 25 July 1887. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Henderson, Caroline, Maryland, United States in 1930 and Madison Magisterial District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 11 February 1948, in Edinburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

David Aurelius Tracy
Alice E Rowley
Marriage: 25 July 1887
Eveline Louise Tracy
Eunice Vida Tracy

Spouse & Children

25 July 1887


  • Eveline Louise Tracy


  • Eunice Vida Tracy


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 24

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

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • David Tracey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David A Tracy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David A Tracy in household of Lyman J Tracy, "United States Census, 1870"

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