Charles Carrol Dana

4 August 1832–18 December 1901 (Age 69)
Boonville, Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Carrol

When Charles Carrol Dana was born on 4 August 1832, in Boonville, Boonville, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Charles Root Dana, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Kennedy, was 25. He married Hannah Ellen Odekirk on 9 March 1853, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 December 1901, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Charles Carrol Dana
Hannah Ellen Odekirk
Marriage: 9 March 1853
Elizabeth Dana
Hannah Ellen Dana
Relola Dana
Maryette Dana
Charles Dana
Roswell Root Dana
Eliza Jane Dana
Anna Laura Dana
Isaac Dana
Adelaide Dana
Adeline Dana
Franklin Jefferson Dana
Bernard Dana
Hugh Dana
Lafayette Dana
Loran Charles Dana
Augustus B Dana

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1853Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of English Dawney or Dawnay (see Dawn ), cognates of French Daunay (see Donais ).Czech and Slovak (Daňa); Polish and Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Daniel (Hungarian Dániel), or perhaps from a short form of any of various Slavic compound personal names formed with the element dan ‘given’, for example Czech Danomír and Bohdan, Polish Bogdan .Albanian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from danë (definite form dana) ‘pincers’.

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

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    Charles Carrol Dana-Life Story

    Charles Carrol Dana By Nancy Dana Norton-Great Granddaughter Charles Childhood Charles Carrol Dana was of New England stock having been born on August 4, 1832 in Hammond, St. Laurence, New York. H …

    Sources (52)

    • Charles C Dana in entry for Loran Charles Dana, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Chas C Dana, "United States Census, 1860"
    • C C Dana in entry for Hugh Dana and Helen Millett Gray, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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