Mary Ann Dankel

10 January 1821–27 January 1899 (Age 78)
Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Dankel was born on 10 January 1821, in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Dankel, was 24 and her mother, Anna C Diefenderfer, was 20. She married Benjamin Hiskey on 10 March 1839, in Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 27 January 1899, in Erda, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Hiskey
Mary Ann Dankel
Marriage: 10 March 1839
Emma Linda Hiskey
Alfred B Hiskey
Allen Hiskey
William Frederick Hiskey
Thomas Alfred Hiskey
Peter Michael Hiskey
Mary Ann Hiskey
Mary Elizabeth Hiskey
Catherine Hiskey
Clarissa Jane Hiskey
Thomas Hiskey
Edward Benjamin Hiskey
Celia Augusta Hiskey
John Seaman Hiskey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1839Macungie, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 9
    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.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a pet form of an old personal name, for example Dankwart, formed with the element dank, cognate with modern German denken ‘to think’ and Gedanke ‘thought’. Compare Dang .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Mary Ann Dankel in entry for John Seamon Hiskey, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary Hiskey in household of Mary E Hour, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Ann in entry for Thomas Hiskey, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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