Daniel Leroy Eager

28 July 1851–30 April 1878 (Age 26)
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Daniel Leroy

When Daniel Leroy Eager was born on 28 July 1851, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jacob E Eager, was 29 and his mother, Matilda Curtis, was 29. He married Sylvia Adams Pope on 31 August 1872, in Auburn, Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 30 April 1878, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in North Cemetery, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Daniel Leroy Eager
Sylvia Adams Pope
Marriage: 31 August 1872
Mabel E. Eager
Wilfred Horace Eager

Spouse and Children


    Sylvia Adams Pope


31 August 1872
Auburn, Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob E Eager


    Matilda Curtis








    Daniel Leroy Eager


    Jane Elizabeth Eager


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World Events (6)


Age 12

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

Age 12

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.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 15

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel L Eager im Haushalt von Le Baron Putnam, „Massachusetts State Census, 1865“
  • Daniel L Eager in household of Jennet Vickers, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel L Eager, „Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001“

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