Daniel Smith English

Male21 October 1818–27 March 1849

Brief Life History of Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith English was born on 21 October 1818, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Mary Pierson Sayre on 2 May 1843, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 27 March 1849, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Daniel Smith English
Mary Pierson Sayre
Marriage: 2 May 1843
Mary Emma English
Charles English
Daniel Smith English Jr

Sources (5)

  • Daniel L English, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Daniel Smith English, "Find A Grave Index"
  • English in entry for English, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1843Essex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 2

    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 12

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Welsh: ethnic name from Middle English English, Inglish, Inglis ‘English’ (Old English Englisc), sometimes alternating with Anglo-Norman French Engleis, Engles, Anglais, Angles (Old French Englois). Compare Inglis and England . Among the aristocracy and upper gentry it marked out a man of English ancestry from one of Norman or continental origin. In counties bordering England with Scotland and Wales the name distinguished an Englishman from a Scot or a native Welshman on both sides of the border. The name may also have been acquired by English merchants who traded abroad or who lived and worked in a ‘French’ borough in England (one exclusively administered by Normans).

    Irish: in Ireland, this name was used to denote an Englishman, often being adopted for Irish Aingléis ‘Englishman’ or through mistranslation for Mac an Ghallóglaigh, see Gallogly and Golightly .

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

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