Died On the 21st inst., in Hamilton township, this county, Francis M. Daily, aged 30 years.
As will be seen by the above, another one of our most respected citizens has gone and left us. From parties who were acquainted with the deceased, we learn that he was born in Washington County, Indiana, April 21, 1846. In the year 1856 he moved to this county, and in 1862 he enlisted in the 35th Regiment of Missouri Volunteers. As a soldier he had but few equals, and as a citizen, he was loved and respected by all who knew him. He leaves a wife and three children to mourn the loss of a faithful husband and loving father.
NOTE: Francis Marion Daily was the son of William & Sarah (Sturdevant) Daily and died on his 30th birthday, April 21st, 1871. He married Dina Holloway on April 18, 1867. Some records spell the family surname as "Dailey". Francis Daily is buried at Brown Cemetery in Hamilton Township, Harrison County. An infant brother is also buried there. William and Sarah Daily are buried at White Oak Cemetery (Harrison County, MO).