I am researching McDaniel's in Virginia.
Alfred McDaniel's parents were:
William McDaniel b. c.1735-1740 probably Va.
d. April 1800 either King George co. or Prince Wm. co.
[no will, died intestate, estate probated in King George county including his assets in Prince Wm. co. Va. (King George co.Sherriffs Bond Book 1795-1825 pages 201-202, 172-177 and 206-207 ]
William McDaniel was an Inn/Tavern owner in Dumfries, Prince Wm. co. VA. starting in 1778, he first ran the Inn/Tavern from his home then later built a seperate building which burned 12 September 1786 and he rebuilt and re-opened 24 November 1786 - Per the "Virginia Gazette and Alexandria Gazette". Other advertisements between the years 1784-1790 in the same paper spell the surname: McDaniel, MacDaniel, M'Daniel and M'Donald [all in refference to the tavern in Dumfries, Prince Wm. Va.]
Alfred's mother was Nursey [potentially Ursula Gravatt]
b. 10 June 1752 in King George [Stafford co. VA.] co. VA.
d. abt. 1793 in Prince Wm. co. VA.
William married a 2nd time Lucy Gravatt and they had 3 children together.
Alfred was born in Dumfries, Prince William, Virginia, not Agusta county as has been suggested. He married Nancy Goodwin.
He joined the US Army in North Carolina, occupation hatter;
10th Infantry, age 23; born in Dumfries, Prince Wm. Va. enlisted Hilsborough, NC. 15 Sep. 1814 discharged Raleigh, NC. 24 April 1815
This puts his birth between 1789-1790 which does not match the census records of 1860 that give his age as 76, b. 1784-1786 but the occupation is the same, Hatter. The birth dates are as we all know subject to question in census records.
Alfred had 9 siblings and 3 half siblings
All born in Dumfries, Pr. Wm. Va.
his oldest sister,
1) Behetheland McDaniel b. 1768
d. 13 March 1843 Georgetown, Scott, Ky.
m. Esme Smock - no known children
Behethland McDaniel Smock mentioned Alfred and his heirs in her will written in 1840, proved 1843; land records in Prince Wm. county in 1845 and 1846 confirm this is the same Alfred and Nancy of Floyd county, brother to Behethland Smock and Betsy McDaniel (Executor of the will of Behethland Smock) and heir of William McDaniel, deceased.
Prince William co. deed Book 19 pages 12-13 and 144-145
The other siblings were:
2) Winifred McDaniel b. abt. 1770
d. aft. 1840 Louisville, Jefferson, Ky.
m. James I. Wiggenton - 9 children
3) Jane McDaniel b. abt. 1774 d. 1816-1822 VA. no children
4) Mary "Polly" McDaniel b. 1770-1780
d. 1843-1850 Faquier co. VA.
m. 1st Peter Glenn - 1 known child
m. 2nd William T. Titus - 1 known child
5) Elizabeth "Betsy" McDaniel b. 1770-1780
d. aft. 1843 probably Gerogetown, Scott, Ky. - no children
6) William E. McDaniel b. 1784
d. 10 Dec. 1860 Gerogetown, Scott, Ky.
m. 1st Mary Huggins - no children
m. 2nd Frances J. Bertier - no children
7) Sophia McDaniel b. 1786
d. 21 April 1819 Richmond, VA.
m. Reverand John Bryce - 5 children
8) Flora McDaniel b. abt. 1788
d. 1822-1843 Virginia
m. 1st John Wyatt/Wiatt - 1 possible child
m. 2nd Benjamin James Harris - no known children
9) James W. McDaniel b. 1793
d. 2 Dec. 1831 Gerogetown, Scott, Ky. - no children
Half siblings include:
1) Narcissa McDaniel b. 10 Nov. 1794
d. 20 July 1848 Miami, Saline, MO. - no children
2) Katherine Wren McDaniel b. 1797
d. bef. 1841 VA.
m. Mezer Carter - 1 child raised by Reubin McDaniel (below) after she was orphaned at abt. age 13
3) Reubin Ellis McDaniel b. 9 March 1799
d. 6 April 1870 Miami, Saline, MO.
m. 1st Delilah Priddy - 5 children
m. 2nd Delia Marie Richerson - 7 children
m. 3rd Jane J. Richerson - no children
I descend from Reubin Ellis McDaniel and 2nd wife Delia Marie Richerson.
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