Adeline Whaley

Female1858–17 June 1944

Brief Life History of Adeline

When Adeline Whaley was born in 1858, in Iowa, United States, her father, Uriah Stone Whaley, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Mariah Soules, was 22. She married Frederick J Dunn on 28 November 1873, in Maiden Rock, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in United States in 1910 and Moranville Township, Roseau, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 17 June 1944, in Roseau, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Crookston, Polk, Minnesota, United States.

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Frederick J Dunn
Adeline Whaley
Marriage: 28 November 1873
Harland Dunn

Sources (20)

  • Adda Durun in household of Fredrick Durun, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ada Whaley, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Adeline Dunn, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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  • Marriage
    28 November 1873Maiden Rock, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Minnesota is the 32nd state.


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Whalley (Lancashire) or Whaley in Bolsover (Derbyshire). The Lancashire placename may derive from Old English hwæl ‘hill’ + lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’. The Derbyshire placename may derive from Old English wall ‘wall’, walh ‘Welshman, foreigner’ (genitive plural wala), or wælla ‘well, spring, stream’ + lēah.

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

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