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Thomas M. Daniel

Thomas M. Daniel was rejected for a Confederate Pension. He filed June 25, 1909 where he stated he was 67 years old, born Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He had been in Texas since 1869 and had lived in Anderson County for 29 years. His address was Palestine, Texas. He joined the confederate army May 1st, 1861 and served with Company B, 8th Tennessee Cavalry. He was discharge April 26, 1865. His witnesses were Z. A. McReynolds and J.B. Phillips. Additional witnesses were H. D. W. Patterson, a private in Co. B, 8th Tennessee Cavalry who lived in Foard County Texas and T. C. Webb, a 1st Lieutenant in Co. B, 8th Tennessee Cavalry who lived in McLennan County Texas. The Adjutant General's Office of the War Department said this about Mr. Daniel's service: "The records show that Thomas _ Daniels (name not found as Thomas M. Daniel), private, Company B, 13th (Gore's) Tennessee Calvary (also known the 8th Tennessee Calvary), Confederate States Army, was enlisted April 1, 1863. On the roll of the company June 30 to December 31, 1864, only roll on which name is borne, he is reported deserted December 19, 1864. No later record found." His pension was rejected August 31, 1909.

From the Familysearch pilot web site under the Texas Death Certificates was found Thos. Daniel who died 15 May 1916 at Tarrant County, Texas. He was born 4 July 1843 in Tennessee. He was married but his wife's name was not listed. His father's name is R. K. Daniel who was born in Tennessee. His mother's name is A. R. Dunn. He was buried in Palestine on 17 May 1916.

Source: http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html# Film number: 2051625, Digital GS number: 4165879, Image number: 1746, Reference number: 12703, Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.

Thomas Daniel age 65 years old was found on the 1910 Anderson County Texas Federal Census with his wife Betty Daniel age 58 years old. This was the first marriage for both and they had been married for 36 years. Mrs. Daniel has had four children of which all are living. Mr. Daniel and his mother was born in Tennessee. His father was born in Can [Canada] (French).

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Palestine Ward 2, Anderson, Texas; Roll: T624_1527; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 139.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.
Thos. M. Daniel age 56 years old born July 1843 in Tennessee was found on the 1900 Anderson County Texas Federal Census with his wife Mrs. Sarah E. Daniel age 49 years old born Jul 1851 in Mississippi, daughter Edna Daniel age 21 born March 1879 in Mississippi and son Alpha Daniel age 13 May 1887 in Texas. Thomas and Sarah had been married for 26 years and Sarah had 4 children which were all living.

Also in the household was S Law [son in law] Henry Moore age 28 born December 1871 in Texas, Henry's wife Mrs. Eva Moore age 23 born August 1876 in Mississippi and their daughter Bessie Moore age 8 months born September 1899 in Texas.

Also in the household are Joe Carry age 40 born December 1859 in Alabama and his wife Leona Carry age 36 born October 1863 in Texas. Joe and Leona have been married for 22 years and Leona had no children.

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Palestine Ward 4, Anderson, Texas; Roll: T623_1607 Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.
Thomas Daniel age 36 years old born Tennessee was found on the 1880 Mississippi  Federal Census on Beat 5 of Lee County with his wife, Sarah E. Daniel 29 years old, born in Mississippi, his daughters Bettie M. Daniel six years old born in Mississippi, Sudie E. Daniel four years old, born in Mississippi, and Lizzie six months old, born in Mississippi.  Thomas's parents were born in North Carolina.

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 5, Lee, Mississippi; Roll: T9_654; Family History Film: 1254654; Page: 195.4000; Enumeration District: 93; Image: 0394.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.
Thomas M. Daniel, age 24 years old born in Tennessee was found on the 1870  Mississippi Federal Census in Tupelo, Lee County with his parents Rufus Daniel age 57  born in North Carolina  and Adline R. Daniel page 57 born in North Carolina and his sister Delila A. Daniel.  Rufus Daniel's occupation is listed as wagon maker and Thomas M. Daniel is listed  as carpenter.

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Tupelo, Lee, Mississippi; Roll: M593_736; Page: 478; Image: 449.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: 1870.
Thomas Daniel, age 16 years old born in Tennessee was found on the 1860 Mississippi Federal Census in Cornith Post Office, Tishomingo County. Also listed are R. K. Daniel and Adaline Daniel both age 47 and born North Carolina; Pruinia Daniel age 27 born Tennessee; William Daniel age 14 born Tennessee; John Daniel age 12 born Tennessee and Delila Daniel age 7 born Tennessee.

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place:Tishomingo, Mississippi; Roll: M653_593; Page: 0; Image: 182.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.
Thomas Daniel, age 6 years old born in Tennessee was found on the 1850 Tennessee Federal Census in District 9, Fayette County. Also listed Rufus K. Daniel age 40 born north Carolina; Adaline Daniel age 39 born North Carolina; Penina Daniel age 16 born Tennessee; James Daniel born age 13 Tennessee; Savina Daniel age 8 born Tennessee; William Daniel age 5 born Tennessee and John Daniel age 1 born Tennessee. Rufus is listed as a Wagon Maker.

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 9, Fayette, Tennessee; Roll: M432_877; Page: 304; Image: 268.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.

 

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Material for this Article furnished by Mary Lou Laird and Scott Fitzgerald.

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