Cornelia Townsend Daley

1859–1888 (Age 29)
Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cornelia Townsend

When Cornelia Townsend Daley was born in 1859, in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States, her father, Willard James Daley, was 24 and her mother, Frances Platt Townsend, was 20. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1888, at the age of 29, and was buried in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States.

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Willard James Daley
Frances Platt Townsend
Cornelia Townsend Daley
Anna Maria Daley
Frank Willard Daley
Allan Mead Daley
Abbie Mead Daley
Platt Townsend Daley
William Edwin Daley
Frances Imogene Daley
George Lee Daley
Etta Lavonia Daley
Edna May Daley

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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 9

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Daly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cordelia F Daley in household of William J Daley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cornelia Daily in household of Platt Tounsend, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cornelia Daley in household of Platt Townsand, "United States Census, 1860"

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