Daniel Waterman True

20 August 1821–1 September 1888 (Age 67)
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Daniel Waterman

When Daniel Waterman True was born on 20 August 1821, in New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Jabez True, was 49 and his mother, Hannah Jackson, was 45. He married Mary Freeman Milliken on 29 August 1847, in Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 1 September 1888, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Daniel Waterman True
Mary Freeman Milliken
Marriage: 29 August 1847
Adda M. True
Frank Daniel True

Spouse and Children

29 August 1847
Poland, Androscoggin, Maine, United States




    Adda M. True


    Frank Daniel True


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

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.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 11

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 21

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

Name Meaning

English: variant of Trow , mainly of 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel W True, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel W True, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Daniel W True, "United States Census, 1870"

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