William Daggett married Ursula Hunt daughter of Elijah Hunt & Abigail Gibbs
they were born, died and remained in Conneticut
1 Sarah Cornelia Daggett assumed to have remained in Conneticut
2 Eliza Hunt Daggett assumed to have remained in Conneticut
3 Robert Platt Daggett Birth: January 13, 1847 New Haven, New Haven, CT
Death: November 15, 1915 Escalon, CA
marriage: Caroline Elizabeth "Carrie" Frost Birth: 1847 - Waterbury, CT
Death: 1922 - Escalon, CA daughter of Jesse Daniel Frost & Almira Jane Hawley
He moved to Indianapolis in 1868 and founded the the Daggett Architectural Firm which
remained in the family for three generations.
He designed well over a hundred residences in Indianapolis and in other cities in Indiana
and Illinois, and also business blocks, churches, college buildings, and schools. Among his
firm's larger projects were the original Lilly laboratory, the E. C. Atkins saw works and
Burford Printing Co., Dean Brothers Pump Works, Park Theater, and Indianapolis High
A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he was regarded as "the outstanding figure in the
profession during his day, and his services were sought throughout the middle west. He was
prominent in the fraternal life of the city, also, having been a Thirty-second degree Mason and an
Odd Fellow." He was, in addition, a member of the Indianapolis Engineering Club, the
Commercial Club, and the Knights of Pythias.
He gave up his practice in 1912, retired to California, and died at the age of seventy-eight
at Escalon, in San Joaquin County.
He owned at one time the cottages
1640 Eeast Shore Drive which he sold to the Winslow's
Jessie Eliza Daggett Birth: Mar 16 1871 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana
Death: Dec 27 1960 San Bernadino,California
Ursula Hunt Daggett Birth: Dec 6 1879 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana
Death: May 18 1964 Arcadia, De Soto, Florida, Marriage: July 1902
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Leonard William Wahlstrom Birth: Dec 17
1877 Moline, Rock Island, Illinois son of Caroline Magnuson & Charles
Wahlstrom Children: Robert Daggett Wahlstrom, Frederick Daggett
Wahlstrom, Eleanor Caroline Swearingen (born Wahlstrom), Ursula
"sue" Daggett Sparkman (born Wahlstrom)
Eleanor Sarah Daggett Birth: Dec 6 1872 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana
Marriage: Mar 24 1891 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, Gustaf "karl" Karsten
Birth: Circa 1868 Petershagenfeld, Germany Children: Carl Robert Karsten,
Bertha Karsten, Paul Daggett Karsten
Almira Frost Daggett Birth: May 9 1877 Indiana Marriage: Oct 1900
Birth: July 15 1878 Indiana marriage Shirley Steele
Robert Frost Daggett Birth: Mar 8 1874 Indianapolis, Marion,Indiana
Death: Sep 6 1955 - - Indianapolis, IN Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis Marion County Indiana marriage 1901 Jamaica, Long
Isand, NY Lizzette Lothian Birth: 1872 Brooklyn, NY Death: 1949
Burial:Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana daughter
of Jonathan Lothian & Jeannie Caird
He graduated from Indianapolis High School in 1893, from University
of Pennsylvania School of Architecture in 1896, (He may
have worked for his father during his school years; the 1894 Indianapolis
city directory lists his occupation as "draughtsman"). and from the Ecole
des Beaux Arts in Paris in 1901.
He then joined his father's firm until his work was interrupted by the first World War.
Assigned first to the 472nd Aero Squadron,as a lieutenant. He was then transferred
to the Engineers, and was responsible for building many field and base hospitals in France.
Returning home, he became the architect for Indiana, Purdue, and DePauw Universities, and
designed Jordan Hall at Butler University. He designed several buildings for
the Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as Long and Riley Hospitals.
His work also included several buildings for Eli Lilly and Co., the Consolidated
and Chamber of Commerce Buildings, the Indianapolis Athletic Club, and T
abernacle Presbyterian Church. Though he did comparatively little residential
work, he designed the J. K. Lilly and Eli Lilly homes on Sunset Lane.
Mr. Daggett was active in professional societies, fraternal and social clubs, and a Mason.
Licensed in Indiana (as registered architect no. 802), he became a member of the American
Institute of Architects in 1920, served in 1920 as chairman of the Indiana Society of Architects'
Board of Arbitration, and was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects about
His home from 1920 until his death was at 4904 Washington Blvd.
Mr. and Mrs. Daggett were survived by two sons: James Lothian and Robert Frost, Jr.
4 William Daggitt Birth: Dec 3 1831 New Haven, New Haven, Conn. Death:
Sep 4 1901
Marriage: May 18 1858 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana Phebe Ann (Eve) Webster
Birth: 1833 or : August 17, 1839 Wooster, Wayne county Ohio daughter of
George C. Webster & Helen Markle
William Harvey Daggett, Birth: Sep 26 1864 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana
Cora Daggett Birth: Mar 18 1867
George William Daggett Birth: Mar 12 1861 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana
Death: May 14 1862
Sada Maria Daggett Birth: June 6 1859 or Mar 18 1867 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana marriage W. A.
Cora Olive Daggett Birth: Mar 8 1867 Indianapolis,Marion,Indiana Death:
Sep 10 1936 Nashua,New Hampshire
William Talbot Daggett Birth: Sep 26 1864
Daggett Architectural Records 1893-1976 Ball State University Bracken Library, Room 210
Daggett Architectural Firm Records, 1869-1977 - Indiana Historical Society - Manuscripts & Archives
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