Minerva J. Dagnen

1862–7 May 1953 (Age 91)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Minerva J.

Minerva J. Dagnen was born in 1862, in Massachusetts, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Edward James McCrait. She died on 7 May 1953, at the age of 91, and was buried in Chimacum, Jefferson, Washington, United States.

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Edward James McCrait
Minerva J. Dagnen
Edward Mccrait
Daisy McCrait
Clyde Mccrait
Mabel Margaret McCrait

Spouse and Children

    Edward James McCrait





World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Probably a short form of any of the various German family names, for example Dannenbaum, Dannenfeldt, beginning with Dannen or Tannen, from Middle High German tan ‘pine’, ‘forest’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Murphy in entry for R Butterfield and Mabel McCrait, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Minnie Dagnar in entry for John L Greiner and Mabel M McCrait, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Minnie Dagnen in entry for Howard Patrick Breen and Mable Margaret Butterfield, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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