Daniel James Ayers1

#14811, b. 1877, d. March 1930

Individual's Timeline

Birth1877Daniel James Ayers1
Marr RegDecember 1898Daniel James Ayers
Death of Mother1914Sarah Elizabeth Clarke1
Death of Father17 January 1929Mason Wilson Ayers1
Marriage of Son1930Daniel James Ayers
Death RegMarch 1930Daniel James Ayers2

Primary events

  • Birth: Daniel James Ayers was born in 1877 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Daniel and Ellen Sampson was registered in the quarter ended December 1898 in the Chelsea registration district.
  • Death of Mother: His mother Sarah Elizabeth Clarke died in 1914 in Lowestoft, England.1
  • Death of Father: His father Mason Wilson Ayers died on 17 January 1929.1
  • Marriage of Son: His child Daniel James Ayers was married in 1930.
  • Death Reg: Daniel's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1930 in the Mutford, Lowestoft registration district, aged 53. (His age calculates to 53 years).2

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Daniel was Baker and shopkeeper.

Census details

  • Daniel James Ayers appeared on the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, at 7 Cooks Buildings, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, in the household of Mason Wilson Ayers and Sarah Elizabeth Clarke.
  • On 5 April 1891 Daniel James Ayers was included in the census schedule of With Frederick Ayers who was the master.

    The crew were:
    AYERS Frederick Married 25 years old      Master(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Lowestoft               
    LEWIS Thomas Married 45 years old      Mate(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Pakefield               
    FULLER Herbert Jnr Married 43 years old A.B.Seaman(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Pakefield               
    WINGFIELD William      Single 20 years old A.B.Seaman born Suffolk - Heveningham               
    HOWELL Alban Single 18 years old     A.B.Seaman(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Blyford               

    AYERS Daniel Single 14 years old     A.B.Seaman(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Lowestoft               
    CARTER George Single 16 years old     Cook(Em'ee) born Suffolk - Eellor. He was aged 14 years.3
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, Daniel James was the head of the household and Ellen was his wife. The address was 2 Strand Street, Whapload Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. Married for 12 years, with 3 children alive (identified) and 2 who had died prior to 1911 (not found yet) Their children Ellen, Ethel and Daniel were living with them.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: May have been married to an Ellen some time before 1907. A 4 day old baby, sone of Daniel and Ellen AYERS named Mason Wilson AYERS was buried in olowestoft cemetery 10/9/1907.

Children of Daniel James Ayers and Ellen Sampson


  1. Letter, Shelly to Shirley Elrick, 2001.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Ayers      Daniel J      53      Mutford      4a     1299.
  3. Free census at Rootsweb, online http://freecen.rootsweb.com