Thomas Daniel of Colonial Virginia and Eight Generations of His Descendants
Kevin W. Daniel
This book is intended for anyone interested in the Daniel(s) surname. Thomas Daniel descended from an ancestor who settled early in America. Thomas moved from Virginia to Kentucky with his family about 1789 and from there they spread across the nation. Members of this family resided in Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas before 1850. This book traces 1,200 of his descendants in eight generations. Lines of daughters are followed for one generation. Several lines have added an “s” to the Daniel name The author has personally visited many courthouses, cemeteries, genealogical and historical societies, and has corresponded with and interviewed dozens of cousins. Information was also obtained from the National Archives, family history centers and many other sources. Primary records were used whenever possible. Nearly four hundred footnotes document the sources. The book also includes several hundred biographies, dozens of obituaries, a surname index, a Daniel(s) given name index, several photographs, and copies of many original signatures. (1995), 2013, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 350 pp.