Daniel Thomas Hilyard

27 February 1899–15 January 1970 (Age 70)
Westmorland, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Daniel Thomas

When Daniel Thomas Hilyard was born on 27 February 1899, in Westmorland, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Rev Clarence Simeon Hilyard, was 28 and his mother, Mary Olive Parker, was 22. He married Elvira Mae Emery on 25 October 1923, in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1918. In 1940, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as farmer in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States. He died on 15 January 1970, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Church Hill Cemetery, Machiasport, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Thomas Hilyard
Elvira Mae Emery
Marriage: 25 October 1923
Clarence Emery Hilyard
Betty Mae Hilyard
Elsie Mabel Hilyard
Dawn Marie Hilyard
Daniel Joseph Hilyard
Mary Olive Hilyard

Spouse and Children

25 October 1923
Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 6

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hilliard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Hilyard in household of E S Hilyard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daniel Hilyard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel T Hilyard, "United States Census, 1940"

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