Daniel Counts

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Counts was born on 30 November 1779, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Dietrich Koontz, was 41 and his mother, Christiana Boyer, was 47. He married Elizabeth Walker on 28 October 1808, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Range, Madison, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 January 1873, in Range Township, Madison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Counts Cemetery, Midway, Madison, Ohio, United States.

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Daniel Counts
Elizabeth Walker
Marriage: 28 October 1808
Joseph H. Counts
Adam Counts
Christena Counts
Muriel Counts
Louisa Counts
Napoleon Counts
Daniel A Counts
Mary A Counts
Levi Counts
Lewis Walker Counts
Elizabeth Counts

Sources (14)

  • Daniel Counts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Danniel County, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Daniel Counts, Sr., "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kuntz or Kunz .

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

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