Daniel Addington was the fourth child of Moses Benjamin Sherrill Addington and Rebecca Jane McClelland. Dan was born on 3 Jun 1883 at Springtown, Benton, AR. In 1894 Moses Benjamin Addington and his family moved into Delaware County, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma Indian Territory. They were allowed to rent only as much land as they needed from the Cherokees. Ownership was not possible at that time. Moses and his older son's farmed, raised Hogs, and Cattle, and worked the Timber. He married Harriet Melinda (Malinda?) Blackwell on 12 Aug 1904 in Southwest City, MO.
Daniel died on 29 September 1973 at Miami, Ottawa, OK. Buried at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. Harriet Melinda Blackwell was born on 26 May 1885 at Maries County, MO. She died on 12 Jan 1979 at Miami, Ottawa, OK. Buried at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. Dan Jr. , Moses Elbert "Ebb", and Wayne Addington are three of there son's. Homer, Chrissie, and Ida Marie are there other children.
[Harriet was the daughter of Samuel Monroe Blackwell and Della (Baulch) Blackwell. Two of Harriet's brothers were Charles Lee and Dewey Lee Blackwell.]
Dan and his wife are buried side to side in this plot at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma.
Harriet Melinda Blackwell Addington (1885 - 1979)*
Ida Marie Claudean Addington Page (1922 - 2009)*
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Created by: Sam
Record added: Feb 01, 2004
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