Margaret Day

F, b. July 2, 1858, d. August 22, 1891
Father*Darby Day b. circa 1805, d. February 18, 1882
Mother*Johanna Murnane b. July 12, 1819, d. November 16, 1902
     Margaret Day was born on July 2, 1858 in Marshall County, Illinois. She was the daughter of Darby Day and Johanna Murnane. Margaret Day died on August 22, 1891 in Marshall County, Illinois, at age 33. Margaret Day died at the Marshall County Poor Farm. The cause of death is given as "insanity with cerebral amania." The record indicates that she had been insane for 20 years.1 She was buried in St. Patrick Cemetery, Marshall County, Illinois.2,3


June 4, 18601860 Federal CensusHenry, Marshall County, Illinois4
July 3, 18651865 State Census: Darby's family is not listed by name in the census record and are inferred by age here.Henry, Marshall County, Illinois5
July 14, 18701870 Federal CensusSaratoga Township, Marshall County, Illinois6
June 8, 18801880 Federal CensusValley Township, Stark County, Illinois7
ChartsPater Familias O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Thomas (Darby) O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited1 Feb 2021


  1. [S323] Margaret Day Death Certificate.
  2. [S14] Darby Day, Index of Cemetery, October 23, 1956 Dennis Day Files.
  3. [S214] Find a Grave, online, (accessed 01 February 2021), memorial page for Margaret Day (1861–1894), Find a Grave Memorial no. 137839096, citing Saint Patrick Cemetery, Marshall County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Cantrell (contributor 48212706).
  4. [S6] June 4, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Page: 30; Family History Library Film: 803210.
  5. [S3] July 3, 1865 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Archive Collection Number: 103.010; Roll Number: 2182; Line: 3.
  6. [S5] June 14, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: M593_254; Page: 451B; Family History Library Film: 545753.
  7. [S19] June 8, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: 252; Page: 458C; Enumeration District: 282.