Daniel Boone Day

3 March 1881–27 December 1966 (Age 85)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Daniel Boone

When Daniel Boone Day was born on 3 March 1881, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Day, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Bolling, was 22. He married Minerva Vesta Day on 5 May 1904, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 27 December 1966, in Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Boone Day
1881–1966
Minerva Vesta Day
1881–1946
Marriage: 5 May 1904
Kearney Day
1905–1969
Nannie Alice Day
1905–
Daisy Day
1906–1982
Kelsey D. Day
1908–1930
Zola F. Day
1912–1983
Cuba E. Day
1914–
Vada Day
1916–1968
Virgil D. Day
1918–1938
Vivian E Day
1921–2010
Isaac Day
1923–
James Harold Day
1924–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 May 1904
Letcher, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Male1905–1969Male

    Female1905–Female

    Female1906–1982Female

    Kelsey D. Day

    Male1908–1930Male

    Zola F. Day

    Female1912–1983Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1901: Letcher, Kentucky, United States
1904

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of David .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Day(e) or Dey(e), Old English Dæi, apparently from Old English dæg ‘day’, perhaps a short form of Old English personal names such as Dægberht and Dægmund. Reaney, however, points to the Middle English word day(e), dey(e) ‘dairy maid’, ‘(female) servant’ (from Old English dæge, cognate with Old Norse deigja ‘female servant’, ultimately from a root meaning ‘to knead’, and related to the word for dough), which he says came to be used for a servant of either sex.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh ( see O’Dea ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel B Day, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daniel B Day, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daniel B Day in household of Henry Day, "United States Census, 1900"

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