Joseph Francis Dagan

2 September 1876–18 March 1954 (Age 77)
Broadway, Franklin Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph Francis

When Joseph Francis Dagan was born on 2 September 1876, in Broadway, Franklin Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Dagon, was 43 and his mother, Malinda Smith, was 28. He married Bessie May Thatcher on 16 May 1897, in Broadway, Franklin Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 March 1954, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ferndale, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Francis Dagan
1876–1954
Bessie May Thatcher
1877–1954
Marriage: 16 May 1897
French Smith Dagon
1898–1948
Harold John Dagon
1900–1900
Harriet F. Dagon
1905–1986
Edith Caroline Dagon
1910–1982
Josephine May Dagon
1912–1975
Elsie Aletta Dagon
1915–1976
John Thomas Dagon
1917–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 May 1897
Broadway, Franklin Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Dagon

    Male1833–1890Male

    Malinda Smith

    Female1847–1916Female

siblings

(6)

    Charles H. Dagon

    Male1866–1925Male

    Irena Dagon

    Female1875–Female

    Male1876–1954Male

    Cora Dagon

    Female1882–Female

    James Cleveland Dagon

    Male1885–1971Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1879

Age 3

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 21

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli and Sephardic): ornamental name or metonymic occupational name from Hebrew dagan ‘cereals’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph F Dagon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Dagon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Dagan, "United States Census, 1900"

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