Samantha Ann Daley

Brief Life History of Samantha Ann

When Samantha Ann Daley was born on 7 May 1842, in Bigneck, Keene Township, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Moses Daley Sr., was 48 and her mother, Almira Barber, was 38. She married John Wesley Brackenbury on 1 December 1861, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in White Cloud, Doniphan, Kansas, United States in 1870 and Doniphan, Doniphan, Kansas, United States in 1875. She died on 23 February 1882, in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Brackenbury
Samantha Ann Daley
Marriage: 1 December 1861
Arthur John Brackenbury
Lester Brackenbury
Luna Brackenbury
Joseph Albert Brackenbury
Lewis Brackenbury
Emma Brackenbury
Charles Alvin Brackenbury
Helen Nellie Brackenbury
Elvin Brackenbury
Ethel Brackenbury

Sources (28)

  • Ann Daily in household of Moses Daily, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samantha A Daley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Samantha Daily, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Adams, Illinois, United States


Historical Boundaries: 1855: Doniphan, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Doniphan, Kansas, United States

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Daly .

English (of Norman origin): variant of Dally 2.

English: perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Dal(l)y, a derivative of Old English Dealla, Middle English Dalle.

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

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The History of Moses and Almira (Barber) Daley of Marcellus, New York and Stephentown, New York

(Updated July 2017. This version contains no citations or footnotes and is just a narrative version. The fully sourced version with MLA citations and footnotes is found in Moses' Documents section i …

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