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Josiah Daniel
Birth: 1793
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1857
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA

63 years old
Patriarch of the Daniel family - no marker
So far - can find no name of wife
Listed as Jonas Josiah on mortgage deeds
All children born in North Carolina.
All went to Memphis, TN (Shelby County)
Sometime after 1850 - traveled to Union / Morehouse Parishes

1850 Census in Shelby County, TN
Josiah Daniel age 57 M Farmer land worth $4000 born NC
Martin Daniel age 13 M born NC
Elizabeth Daniel age 14 F born NC
William Briley ? M born TN
John G. Clowe 32 M Farmer Born VA
Penininah Clowe age 28 F born NC
Josiah Clowe age 2 M born TN

1850 Census in Shelby County, Tn
ME Daniel on same page
Marmaduke Edwin Daniel age 21 M Farmer land worth $1170 born NC
H.B. Daniel age 22 F born TN
Nancy age 2 F born TN
Mary age 2 F born TN

1850 Census - Union Parish, LA
Daniel(s), William age 25 M Overseer worth $300 born NC
Daniel(s), Sarah age 15 F born TN
Entry above is Mrs. Ann Kelley age 40 - son John age 19, daughter Martha age 13
Also find a Thomas Daniel age 60 born in NC in Union Parish - daughters Elizabeth, Dolly, Jane, Mary Ann, Sarah and son, Thomas Could this man possibly be a brother?

1850 Census - Union Parish, LA
Mayo, WR age 23 M overseer born TN
Mayo, Mary age 18 F born TN (Martha Ann, daughter of Josiah)
Mayo, James age 1 M born LA

Family List thanks Family History Club.

1) Penninah "Parria" (Daniel) Clowe b1821 - d1851-1857
"Parria" married John G. Clowe 6 Feb 1844 in Tennessee
Children: Josiah E. Clowe and George W. Clowe

2) William Albert Daniel b1825 d1864
William Albert married Sarah Ann (Kelley) Daniel. She was 10 years younger than William Albert.
Sarah Ann's 2nd husband was Harvey Adams (all three buried in Bonne Idee Cemetery)

3) Marmaduke Edwin Daniel b1824 - d1878
Marmaduke stayed in Union Parish when the others moved to Morehouse Parish.
1st wife: Hibernia Booker Gardner m. 19 Dec 1846
2nd wife: Virginia T. Amonet in Union Parish, LA

4) Mary Louise (Daniel) Briley b1825 - d1850
Mary Louise married William Ashley Briley b30 Nov 1840 in TN
William Ashley Briley was born in TN

5) Enoch Little Daniel b1827 - d1904
Three wives:
Florence Suzanna "Susan" Rayner
Susan Amanda Stewart
Catherine A. Rose

6) Martha Ann Daniel Mayo b1833 d1862
Martha Ann married William Randall Mayo on 29 Dec 1853
Martha Ann died young (age 29) William married 2nd wife Mary Stuart

7) Elizabeth Daniel b1835 - not mentioned in father's estate - did she die young in Tennessee?

8) Berton Green Daniel b1837 NC d1869
1st wife: Marietta E. John (Union Parish)
2nd wife: Elizabeth Rayner in 1859 - she died 1885
Elizabeth outlived Berton Green and married and outlived John Benjamin Sims. She and John Benjamin are both buried at Liberty Cemtery in Linville in Union Parish. John Benjamin was murdered on Christmas Eve 1881.

All born in North Carolina

Josiah not mentioned in CC Davenport's Looking Backwards. Only three sons, William Albert, Enoch Little and Berton Green mentioned.

Info from Family History Club, Known Burials of Morehouse Parish, Looking Backwards by CC Davenport and every darn census we can find:)

Family links: 
  William Albert Daniel (1822 - 1864)*
  Marmaduke Edwin Daniel (1822 - 1878)*
  Mary Louise Daniel Briley (1825 - 1850)*
  Enoch Little Daniel (1827 - 1904)*
  Martha Ann Daniel Mayo (1832 - 1862)*
  Berton Green Daniel (1837 - 1869)*
  Berton Green Daniel (1837 - 1869)*
*Calculated relationship
Bonne Idee Cemetery
Mer Rouge
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
Record added: Apr 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68006580

I'm on your trail Great-Great-Great Grandpa Daniel! The genealogical road is difficult beyond you but I haven't given up. If you can find a way to pass on some clues we'd all appreciate it! ;-) See you on the other side.
- Chad Daniel
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
still looking for your wife.
- Joy
 Added: Sep. 16, 2012

- Mary Lambert
 Added: Mar. 4, 2012
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