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Thomas Harrison McDaniel
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Birth: May 11, 1839
Smith County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1926
Tillman County
Oklahoma, USA

Thomas was the son of Alexander David "Sandy" McDaniel and Martha (Stubbs) McDaniel.

Thomas was first married to Margaret Elizabeth Herring September 1, 1859 in Parker County, Texas. They had six children with the last one dying only a few months old.

1--Ella [1860-1885]
2--William Alonzo, "A.L." [1862-1953]
3--Margaret Elizabeth [1864-1955]
4--Eliza Jane "Janie" [1866-1907]
5--Thomas Jackson "Uncle Jack" [1868-1964]
5--Infant [1872-1872]

After the death of Margaret, Thomas then married Rebecca Josephine (Smith) Merritt on April 30, 1873 in Robertson County, Texas. Together they had seven children.

1--Frances Kernelia [1874-1964]
2--Davis [1876-1876]
3--Sarah Adeline "Addie" [1878-1882]
4--Allie Berta "Bertie" [1880-1939]
5--Isom DeWitt, Sr. [1886-1949]
6--Addie Bell "Dolly" [1887-1972]
7--Troy Crosby [1890-1962]

The pictures of Thomas were in my grandmother's box of pictures that I inherited. My grandmother was a daughter of Thomas. The picture of his headstone was taken by my cousin, Randy Bryan.




T.H. McDaniel, age 87 years and a veteran of the Civil War and former Texas Ranger, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. A. Anderson of Frederick, Okla. at 5:30 p.m., March 29, 1926.
The funeral services was held in the Valley Home Church of Christ with Elder A.G. Hughes of Vernon, Texas, and Rev. R. F Whitaker of Tipton, Okla., in charge. Burial was in the city Cemetery at Frederick.
Mr. McDaniel went all the way through the Civil War and emerged from the conflict without a single flesh wound. At one time a small lock of his hair was clipped from just above his right ear by a bullet from an enemy gun. With this exception he served the entire period of the war, often engaging in close combat battle, without even a scratch.
He was a member of Price's Brigade under General Lee, Co. D., 31st Texas Calvary, under the command of Captain Genoe. He served about two years as a member of the Texas Rangers force in Co., D, under Captain Berry at Fort Camp, Colorado. Mr, McDaniel was truly a frontiersman and his going marks the passing of another veteran of the great conflict between the states,
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Josephine Smith McDaniel
and the following children. A.L. McDaniel, Commanche, Texas; Mrs. Elizabeth Moore, Commanche, Texas; T.J. McDaniel, Bellevue, Texas; I.D. McDaniel, Oklahoma City, Okla.;Bertie Stubbs of Hobart, Oklahoma; Mrs. J.A. Anderson, Frederick, Okla.; all of whom were present at the funeral except Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Stubbs.
Besides these, he is survived by about 60 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Following grandchildren and great grandchildren were present at the funeral; Mrs. Carrie Mitchell, Mrs. Ann Stravlo, Mrs. Vereda McGraw and husband, Miss Fannie Jones, all of Oklahoma City; T.W. Woodruff, Millsap, Texas; Ira V. McDaniel and wife, Cushing, Okla.; Mrs. Ruby Meek and husband, Vernon, Texas; Dewey McDaniel, Bellevue, Texas; Earl Anderson, Frederick, Okla; Mrs. Lillian Bryan and husband, Mountainview, Okla.; Mrs. Valerie Simpson, Fort Worth; great-grandchildren, Lee Dalton, Florette and Alice Ellen Meek, Vernon, Texas; Alvis and Joye Bryan, Mountainview. Okla.
The pallbearers were composed of the grandchildren: as follows: T.W. Woodruff, Dewey McDaniel, Earl and Johnnie Anderson, S.M. Meek and Ernest Bryan.

Thomas was my great-grandfather.---Sandra

Sandra C. Hayes
Descendant of Joseph McDaniel, Sr.
and Sarah (Fuller) McDaniel
Family links: 
  Alexander David McDaniel (1804 - ____)
  Margaret Elizabeth Herring McDaniel (1843 - 1872)
  Rebecca Josephine Smith McDaniel (1851 - 1936)
  Ella McDaniel Woodruff (1860 - 1885)*
  William Alonzo McDaniel (1862 - 1953)*
  Margaret Elizabeth McDaniel Moore (1864 - 1955)*
  Eliza Jane "Janie" McDaniel Smith (1866 - 1907)*
  Thomas Jackson "Uncle Jack" McDaniel (1868 - 1964)*
  Infant McDaniel (1872 - 1872)*
  Frances Kernelia McDaniel Anderson (1874 - 1964)*
  Davis McDaniel (1876 - 1876)*
  Sarah Adeline "Addie" McDaniel (1878 - 1882)*
  Allie Berta "Bertie" McDaniel Stubbs (1880 - 1939)*
  Isome DeWitt McDaniel (1886 - 1949)*
  Addie Bell "Dollie" McDaniel (Jones) Garcia (1887 - 1972)*
  Troy Crosby McDaniel (1890 - 1962)*
  Elizabeth "Betsy" McDaniel Stubbs (1827 - 1916)*
  James S. McDaniel (1829 - 1884)*
  Alexander "Alex" McDaniel (1832 - 1909)*
  Trusey H. McDaniel (1835 - 1863)*
  Mary Ann McDaniel Herring (1837 - ____)*
  Thomas Harrison McDaniel (1839 - 1926)
  Evander V. McDaniel (1841 - 1928)*
  William Andrew McDaniel (1844 - 1908)*
  Peter Lafeyett McDaniel (1846 - 1929)*
  Lucy Jane McDaniel Herford (1848 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
Frederick Memorial Cemetery
Tillman County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Linda Christenburg Moody...
Originally Created by: Sandra C. Hayes
Record added: Sep 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21804924
Thomas Harrison McDaniel
Added by: Sandra C. Hayes
Thomas Harrison McDaniel
Added by: Sandra C. Hayes
Thomas Harrison McDaniel
Added by: Sandra C. Hayes
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Thomas Harrison McCaniel was my Great Great Grandfather. I have enjoyed so much reading and finding out about him. Knowing he liked to play the fiddle is amazing, as I can hardly remember a time when I wish that I could have learn to play the fiddle. M...(Read more)
- Sandy Mitchell - Shamblin
 Added: Nov. 1, 2011
You are my Great-Grandfather. I only wish I could have known you. I found this picture of a fiddle and thought of you. I have seen your fiddle, infact, I had my picture taken while "playing" it. It is in good hands and being well cared for by another ...(Read more)
- Sandra C. Hayes
 Added: Jun. 11, 2009
Served in the Civil War, in the Confederate Army from the spring of 1862 until May 26, 1865, in Company "D" of the Hardemen's Regiment of Calvary. He was released from the service when the war was over at Richmond, Fort Bend Co., Texas by Col. Hardeman. ...(Read more)
- Sandra C. Hayes
 Added: Jun. 11, 2009
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