Son of Dr.Eli Daniels and Mary E. "Polly" Chapman Daniels. He married Ida E. Daniels. Ida was Eli's 1st cousin once removed. She was the daughter of William S. "Big Bill" Daniels and Clementine McCalpine Daniels. They had 2 children; Lula and Elisha Alexander. Eli was a Hydrpathic or Water Cure Dr.