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Ransom Selkirk Daily
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1843
Blount County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 13, 1925
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

Ransom Selkirk Daily was the third son of Jeremiah David Daily and Malinda Swindle. He served in Company E, 4th Alabama Calvary under his father. He was wounded in the shoulder at the Battle of Shiloh, then captured and held in a Yankee prison camp in Ohio until the South's surrender in 1865. He then, like many others, was compelled to walk home to Franklin County, Alabama. Ransom and his wife then moved to Arkansas to begin a new life.

He was married to Sarah Elizabeth Thorn on December 24, 1864 in Franklin County, Alabama.

Obituary July 3 1925 Atkins Chronicle Atkins Arkansas
In the Atkins Chronical on July 3, 1925 there is a IN MEMORY "Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethern, Atkins Lodge No. 172, F. and A.M., We your committee desire to submit the following in memory of our brother, Ransom S. Daily. Ransom S. Daily, was born March 18th 1843 in Blunt county Alabama and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs A Beeson in Atkins, Arkansas, May 13th , 1925 funeral and burial services were held in St. Joe Cemetery on May 14th, 1925. Religious services being conducted by Rev. R.M. Johnson assisted by Rev. G.C. Johnson. Burial services in charge of the Masonic Fraternity. Mr. Daily was married to Miss Sarah Thorn Dec 24th 1864 and at the time of her husbands death was 78 years old, they having lived together 61 years. Eleven children were born to them, six are now living: W.P. Daily of Floydada Texas, Mrs Etta Torbet and T.C. Daily, Fort Smith, Mrs. Elzora Eaks, Russellville and Mrs A. Beeson, Mrs Allie Reel Atkins. By occupation Mr. Daily was a farmer. He came to Arkansas in 1879 and lived in Pope County more than forty years, lived in Yell county about five years coming to the home of his daughter in Atkins in December 1924 and remaining there until his death. Mr Daily united with the Missionary Baptist Church at the age of 18 and for more than forty years was a local minister in that church. He was made a Mason in Alabama and for many years was a member of the Dover Lodge and at the time of his death was a member of Atkins Lodge 172. September 12th 1861 he volunteered as a soldier in the Confederate Army and served during the war being wounded in the Battle of Pulaski, Tenn. His war service began under Capt Rody who was afterward promoted to the rank of Brigadere General and commanded the 4th Ala Brigade, Calvary. Mr Daily was part of the time while in service under the command of Gen Bedford Forest. During his war career he was in the following battles, Shiloh. 2 days, Farmington 1 day, Murfreesboro 1 day, Chattanooga 1 day, Chickmauga 2 days, Missionary Ridge 1 day, Lookout Mt 1 day, Marietta 1 day, Calhound 1 day, Rome 1 day, Seige of atlanta 30 days, Cross Roads 1 day Corinth 1 day, Pulaski 1 day. Mr Daily was an honest,upright man and Mason ever true to his convictions, his church, his home, and family, his friends and country. He was laid to rest with approptiate services of the Church and of the Masonic Fraternity to await the earned reward of a well spent life in the morn of the Judgement Day. Fraternally Submitted Turner Hamlet, A.C. McCollum, W.F. Turner Committee

He has a daughter E.A. Daily #24837594 buried at Forehand along with Maybell Daily # 24837685 buried at Forehand Cemetery on Linker Mountain, Pope County Arkansas.
Sarah Louetta "Etta" is buried at Moore's Chapel Waveland Yell County Arkansas FAG# 21076188 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jeremiah David Daily (1817 - 1898)
  Malinda Swindle Daily (1816 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Thorn Daily (1847 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  William Pleasant Daily (1865 - 1941)*
  America Chestina Daily Luttrell (1870 - 1953)*
  Laura Aline Daily Arnold Reel (1874 - 1941)*
  Sarah Louetta Daily Torbett (1878 - 1937)*
  Sarah Louetta Daily Torbitt (1878 - 1937)*
  Maybell Daily (1879 - 1879)*
  Elzora Daily Eakes (1881 - 1954)*
  E. A. Daily (1883 - 1884)*
  Thomas Cleveland Daily (1885 - 1969)*
  Robert L. Daily (1888 - 1890)*
 
 Siblings:
  G D Daily (1838 - 1915)*
  John H. Daily (1840 - 1889)*
  Ransom Selkirk Daily (1843 - 1925)
  Jeremiah Solon Daily (1852 - 1923)*
  Licurgus Bunyan Daily (1854 - 1909)*
  William Jasper Daily (1858 - 1942)*
  Jonathann Napolean Daily (1874 - 1946)**
  Thomas Jefferson Daily (1876 - 1940)**
  James David Christian Daily (1880 - 1951)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Joe Cemetery
Atkins
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sydna Daily
Originally Created by: Wayne Goates
Record added: May 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51951152
Ransom Selkirk Daily
Added by: Mary Dailey Hodges
 
Ransom Selkirk Daily
Added by: Sydna Daily
 
Ransom Selkirk Daily
Added by: Sydna Daily
 
 
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- Caryl Osborn
 Added: Dec. 17, 2015
Thanks do much for a Awesome Memorial. Rest In Peace, Brave and Gallant Soldier of Our beloved Confederacy.
- Dixie Home Georgia
 Added: Oct. 17, 2015
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Apr. 30, 2015
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