The Daniells Family in the 1800s

 

William Daniells, 1775-1866

William Daniells

William Daniells

From notes of Betty Daniells and The Daniels/Daniells Family, vol. 2, pages 236, 251:

William was born in 1775 in Worthington, Massachusetts.  He moved to Scipio, New York, in 1798, and settled in what came to be called “Daniel’s Settlement.”  He married Mary Irish in 1799.  He was a farmer; taught the first year he was in Scipio, but no more, as he was not qualified. 

He was for many years a deacon in the Baptist Church. 

He and Mary spent their declining years with their son Benjamin in Michigan.  He died in 1866 at Birmingham, Michigan, and is buried in the Crooks Cemetery. 

He passed through Wacousta on the way to Grand Rapids in the spring of 1836 and admired that section, so may have been partly responsible for so many of his sons settling there.

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2 Responses to The Daniells Family in the 1800s

  1. Suzanne Pratt says:

    Would you happen to have a list of the children of William Daniells’ great grandson Henry Achilles Daniells (son of Willard) and Janette Hermes? Thanks.

    • winegar says:

      I’m sorry. I don’t show that they had any children. None of the leafs on ancestry for them show any children either.

      Jim

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