Daniel Cornelious Wadhams

14 February 1888–20 July 1937 (Age 49)
New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel Cornelious

When Daniel Cornelious Wadhams was born on 14 February 1888, in New York County, New York, United States, his father, Edward Freeman Wadhams, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Augusta Jackson, was 46. He married Golda Marie Chiles on 21 February 1911, in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 1937, in Doyle Township, Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States, at the age of 49.

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Daniel Cornelious Wadhams
Golda Marie Chiles
Marriage: 21 February 1911
Bruce Daniel Wadhams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1911Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1892 · The Masonic Temple Building
    Age 4
    The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 14
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 178;2007: 271; 2010: 365)English: variant of Wadham, with post-medieval excrescent -s, a habitational name from Wadham in Knowstone (Devon). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Wada or Old English wād ‘woad’ + hām ‘village, homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’. Wadham College, Oxford, was founded in 1610 by Dorothy Wadham, widow of Nicholas Wadham (died 1609), a wealthy Somerset landowner.

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

    Sources (16)

    • Daniel Wadhams, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
    • Daniel Wadhams in household of Elizabeth Wadhams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Daniel C. Wadhams, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

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