|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1902|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1979|
Los Angeles County
He was born Daniel Granville to Janie Dempsey and William Robert Cleveland on Aug 7, 1902 in McAlexter Ward 2, Pittsburg, Oklahoma. His siblings were Grover Haskell, Deward D. and Willie Cleveland.
Rev. Dan Cleveland was the founder and minister of The Church in the Barn in El Monte, California along with his wife, Nell, for 45 years. During that time, he preached on two weekly radio broadcasts at the church. The stations were KRKD, KFI, KFSG, KGER. KRKD was the longest station that the church ministered on.
He married Nell Christine Green and together they had six children:
Betty Jean (Emmitt Robbins/Sam Chavez/Ken Peters) had two children, Linda and Buddy. (Betty Jean, Emmitt, Ken, Linda and Buddy are deceased, and Linda's daughter Rhonda is deceased)
Mary Jayne (Gene Adams) had three children, Darin, Jim and Susan. (Gene and Mary Jayne are deceased)
Elenore/Tuffy (Louis Keifer) had three children, Danny, Trudy and Denny. (Louis is deceased)
Claude/Sonny (Joanne) had five children, Danny, Craig, Claudia, Cleve, ??? (Sonny and Danny are deceased) Joanne had four more children with her second husband.
Donnell (Robert Batts/Clarence Henderson) had five children, Chris, Donald, Brenda, Cynda and Brian. (Donnell, Clarence and Donald are deceased)
Robert (Candi) had three children, Robin, Honce and Tony. (Robert and Candi are deceased)
They leave a score of grandchildren and many, many great grandchildren.
Dan Cleveland was my husbands Grand-dad and was of Choctaw Indian heritage.
Nell Christine Green Cleveland (1902 - 1968)*
Betty Jean Peters (1922 - 2006)*
Mary Jayne Cleveland Adams (1923 - 2011)*
Claude Martin Cleveland (1931 - 1979)*
Donnell Cleveland Batts-Henderson (1932 - 2008)*
Robert Anthony Cleveland (1934 - 2008)*
In Loving Memory
Rev Dan Cleveland
Good and Faithful Servant"
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
Created by: Dianna George Batts
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77749478