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
1821–1884
Mary Ann Dankel
1821–1899
Marriage: 10 March 1839
Emma Linda Hiskey
1840–1891
Alfred B Hiskey
1844–1850
Allen Hiskey
1846–1850
William Frederick Hiskey
1842–1909
Thomas Alfred Hiskey
1847–1875
Peter Michael Hiskey
1849–1918
Mary Ann Hiskey
1851–1851
Mary Elizabeth Hiskey
1853–
Catherine Hiskey
1854–1856
Clarissa Jane Hiskey
1856–1937
Thomas Hiskey
1858–1880
Edward Benjamin Hiskey
1858–1859
Celia Augusta Hiskey
1860–1932
John Seaman Hiskey
1864–1949

Spouse and Children

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

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    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.
    1846
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Dankenbring
    Dang
    Danke

    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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