Emily Daft

21 March 1890–3 May 1970 (Age 80)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Daft was born on 21 March 1890, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Daft, was 32 and her mother, Jane Butler or Buckley, was 32. She lived in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 3 May 1970, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80, and was buried in Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Francis Daft
Jane Butler or Buckley
Harriet Gertrude Daft
Francis Daft
Jane Daft
Francis Daft
Percy Daft
Emily Daft
William Joseph Daft
Louis Daft
Hilda Daft

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a meek person, from Middle English daffte ‘mild’, ‘gentle’, ‘meek’ (Old English gedæfte). It was not until the 15th century, toward the end of the main period of surname formation in England, that the word came to mean ‘stupid’, ‘silly’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Emily Daft in household of Francis Daft, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Emily Daft in household of Francis Daft, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Emily Daft in household of Frank Daft, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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