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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Family Time Line

Francis Daft
1858–1922
Jane Butler or Buckley
1858–1911
Harriet Gertrude Daft
1879–1965
Francis Daft
1880–1880
Jane Daft
1881–1952
Francis Daft
1885–1922
Percy Daft
1887–1916
Emily Daft
1890–1970
William Joseph Daft
1892–1972
Louis Daft
1894–1897
Hilda Daft
1901–1962

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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.
1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

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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