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 Daniel David Gilliland

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Daniel David Gilliland

  • Birth 23 Jul 1837 Meade County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 1917 Mifflin, Crawford County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Eckerty, Crawford County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Section 1 Row 4
  • Memorial ID 59169331

Son of Adam and Sarah Gilliland from Meade County Kentucky.

Dates on death certificate do not match headstone

born July 23 1837
died July 15 1917

Cause of death: diabetes

First wife
Daniel Gilliland in the Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900
Name: Daniel Gilliland
Gender: Male
Spouse: Cynthiana Allen
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1865
County: Meade
State: Kentucky

Married to the widow Julia Ann Sandage Bryant (who was 33 years younger than Daniel. Previous marriage to Mathias Bryant of Perry County Indiana)

Daniel Gilliland in the Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941
Name: Daniel Gilliland
Spouse Name: Julia Bryant
Marriage Date: 18 Jan 1898
Marriage County: Perry

Filed for invalid pension October 6 1899
Wife filed for widow's pension on September 27, 1917

Cos E and L
12th KY Cavalry

Application for military headstone applied for on September 1, 1953 by daughter Mrs. Ada Roll, and contains nearly 100% incorrect information which was struck out and corrected by the government.

With Cynthy: Father of Daniel b. abt. 1868 died before 1880
Sarah b. abt. 1875

Stepfather of Laura Bryant and Ernest Frank Bryant

With Julia: Bessie Pearl Gilliland (married Delbert Curl), Ada Florence Gilliland (married Colvert Roll)

After Daniel died, Julia married again to D.C. Sparks and she died in 1935 in Grantsburg, Crawford County.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Kentucky Calvary - Civil War





  • Created by: Carole Grant
  • Added: 25 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59169331
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel David Gilliland (23 Jul 1837–15 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59169331, citing Bethany Union Cemetery, Eckerty, Crawford County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Carole Grant (contributor 46881808) .