Abraham Lincoln Canniff

Male4 August 1861–5 September 1932

Brief Life History of Abraham Lincoln

When Abraham Lincoln Canniff was born on 4 August 1861, in Rolling Prairie, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Anson H. Canniff, was 39 and his mother, Elizabath Atwater, was 30. He married Isadore Tracy on 2 December 1890, in Rolling Prairie, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hustisford, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Oak Grove, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died on 5 September 1932, in Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Abraham Lincoln Canniff
Isadore Tracy
Marriage: 2 December 1890
Hazen Tracy Canniff
Florence Canniff
Russell Birchard Canniff
Avery Reed Canniff
Orvis Ross Canniff
Eva Gladys Canniff

Sources (13)

  • Abraham L Canniff, "Wisconsin State Census, 1895"
  • Abraham L. Canniff, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Abraham L. Canniff, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    2 December 1890Rolling Prairie, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

    Age 6

    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 20

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Cunniff .

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

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