Daniel Stiles Cahoon

Male7 April 1822–13 November 1903

Brief Life History of Daniel Stiles

When Daniel Stiles Cahoon was born on 7 April 1822, in Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Reynolds Cahoon, was 31 and his mother, Thirza Stiles, was 32. He married Jane Amanda Spencer on 27 July 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1851. He died on 13 November 1903, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oasis Cemetery, Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Stiles Cahoon
Martha Ellen Spencer
Marriage: 16 January 1846
Aaron Spencer
Nancy Amanda Cahoon
Julia Cahoon
Charles Henry Cahoon
Martha Ellen Cahoon
Margaret Cahoon
Antoinette Cahoon
Orson Spencer Cahoon
Alpha Alonzo Cahoon

Sources (66)

  • Daniel Styles Cahoon in entry for Sarah C Maxfield, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Daniel S Cahoon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David S. Cahoon, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1846Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 5

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    1845 · Oh My Father

    Age 23

    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Down and Antrim): variant (reflecting the traditional pronunciation) of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Issues while building the Nauvoo Temple

    28 Nov 1842 -- The stonecutters again brought complaints to Joseph Smith against the Temple Committee, who were accused of making unequal distribution of provisions to the workers, as well as allowing …

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