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 Robert Daniel Family

Robert Daniel  1828-1884

Birth : 14 April 1828 @ Montgomery Co., Kentucky, son of Robert Daniel and Catherine Hanline, so named because there was a long line of Robert Daniels in the family and there was a son born earlier to them in Kentucky named Robert, but he died very young, so this earlier sibling, Robert, had already died in Kentucky by the time this son was born; so he was named "Robert" as well to keep the name "Robert" in the family line.

Residence : 1830
Age : 2 years
Montgomery Co., Kentucky census shows only 1 girl and 1 boy under 5 years of age, living at this time; three children died before the 1830 census, including the first Robert, born in 1822.

Residence : 1840
Date : 1 June 1840
Age : 12 years
Jackson, Missouir

Residence : 1850
Age : 22 years
Blue, Jackson Co., Missouri


Marriage - 1854
Age : 26 years
Phebe Elizabeth Tice/Tich (1836 - unknown)

Residence : 1860
Age : 32
Fort Osage, Jackson Co., Missouri

Military : 1862 - 1865
Age : 34 years
Served in the Confederate Army 
Regiment : 16th Infantry, Missouri
Date of organization : 31 August 1862
Muster date : 26 May 1865
Regiment State : Missouri
Regiment Type : Infantry
Regiment Number : 16th
Commander : Jackman & Gen. Sterling Price
Quarterd : Camp Bragg, Arkansas


Residence : 1 July 1863
Age : 35 years
Ft. Osage, Jackson Co., Missouri

Divorce :  abt 1863
Phebe Elizabeth Tice/Tich
Missouri
Age : 35 years

Marriage : 7 September 1865
Nancy Elizabeth Graham
Ovilla, Ellis Co., Texas
Age : 37

Residence : 1866
Pottsboro, Grayson Co., Texas
Age 38
Moved from Missouri to area northwest of Pottsboro ~ Martin Springs, Grayson Co., Texas in a covered wagon

After the War, Robert went to Ellis County, Texas where some old friends and family from northwest Missouri had settled earlier when he and recently widowed Nancy Graham Branum  agreed to marry and return to Missouri, where they remains a short time and returned to Texas, where they settled on the old homestead, just west of Pottsboro.
Nancy was the mother of eleven children, eight of whom survived her.  When she and her husband located and settled on their land, sometime in 1854, they did not have many neighbors.  There was a settlement at Martin Springs and a ranch home where Pottsboro now stands, and perhaps a half dozen pioneer log cabins scattered around, within a radius of six or seven miles.  Robert died in 1884 and was buried in the Brogdon Cemetery near their home.

Occupation : 1866 - 1884
Age 38
RFD #2, P recinct #8, northwest of Pottsboro, Texas
Farmer

Residence : 1880
Precinct #8, Grayson Co., Texas
Age : 52

Property : 31 May 1881
Age : 52
160 District, Fannin Co.
Grayson File : 1748 Survey/Blk/Tsp : NW 1/4 47 1.11.15.15
Pate #418
Patent Volume : 5
Class : Univ.
Texas Land Title Abstracts 1700-2008


Death : 5 March 1884
Age : 55
Pottsboro, Grayson Co., Texas

Burial : March 1884
Brogdon Cemetery, northwest of Pottsboro, Grayson Co., Texas

Children from 1st marriage with Phebe Tice/Tich
James T. Daniel, 1855 - no date
Porter "Port" Henry Daniel, 1857 - 1930
Theodore D. Daniel, 1860 - no date

Children from 2nd marriage with Nancy Graham (1843 - 1907)
Isabelle Belle Daniel, 1866 - 1938
Albert Daniel, 1869 - 1946
Silas Hare "Sweet" Daniel, 1871 - 1948
Louisa Catherine Daniel, 1873 - 1954
Robert Lanier Daniel, 1874 - 1958
William "Will" Daniel, 1875 - 1932
Samuel Lehmon Daniel, 1879 - 1927
Herbert Lehman "Herd" Daniel, Sr., 1881 - 1936
3 chilldren died at a young age







Brogdon Cemetery




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