Charles Henry Donahe

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Donahe was born on 10 August 1853, in Edwardsburg, Ontwa Township, Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, John Dewitt Donahe, was 27 and his mother, Cynthia Abigail VanTuyl, was 24. He married Margaret Ellen Bryan on 25 October 1875, in Edwardsburg, Ontwa Township, Cass, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Lodomillo Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Cox Creek Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died in 1941, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Noble Cemetery, Edgewood, Clayton, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Henry Donahe
Margaret Ellen Bryan
Marriage: 25 October 1875
Henrietta Donahe
Franklin Leroy Donahe
Frances A Donahe
Jessie Luella Donahe
Laura Bell Donahe
Rose Melvina Donahe
Mertie May Donahe

Sources (27)

  • Charles H Donahe, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Charles Donahe, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Henry Donahe, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


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

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Cormac, Ronan.

Irish: variant of Donahue .

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

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