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  • ID: I5004
  • Name: Silas L. DANIEL
  • Given Name: Silas L.
  • Surname: Daniel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Jan 1824 in Washington County, Georgia 9 10 2 3 6
  • Death: 25 Oct 1858 in Washington County, Georgia 11 5 6
  • Burial: 26 Oct 1858 Washington County, Georgia 5
  • Event: Court 4 Nov 1849 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: On Nov 4, 1849 in Washington  County, Georgia, Silas Daniel was appointed guardian of George Lee Mason and James Daniel Mason, orphans of John F. and Nancy Daniel Mason (deceased). 12
  • Event: Census Report 1850 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    Div. 91; Date: Nov 16, 1850; Enumerator: S. A. H. Jones; page 450
    LN 2, HN 322, FN 322 as follows:
    ======================================================
    Danie...Silas..........26...M...Farmer...$5,000...GA
    Daniel...Jasper N...20...M...Farmer...$5,000...GA

    NOTE:  Silas was married, had a young daughter (less than 2 years old), and was the guardian of the two orphaned  minor sons of his deceased sister, Nancy Ann (Daniel) Mason, but none of those persons were listed in his household on the 1850 census.  Only Silas' younger brother, Jasper Newton Daniel, was listed as a member of the household with Silas.
    2
  • Event: Slave Schedule Census Report 1850
  • Note:
    Schedule 2.— Slave Inhabitants in
    State: GA;  County: Washington;  Div: 91st Dist.;
    Enumerated 21 Nov 1850 by S. A. H. Jones, Asst. Marshal
    LN 15-20, left column,  Page: 568;  Image: 0302;  Roll: M432-96
    ===================================
    Slave Owner(s):  Silas Daniel

    Slave Description:
    1....75....Male........Black
    1....25....Male........Black
    1....20....Male........Black
    1....14....Male........Black
    1....10...Female.....Black
    1....10...Female.....Black

    Note:  This was a property that Silas Daniel owned in the 91st GMD near his brothers Judge Sampson Daniel and Jasper N. Daniel, as well as near his late father's second  spouse/widow, Elizabeth Nance (Rutherford) Gary Wood Daniel [her third marriage].
    13
  • Event: Court 20 Apr 1852 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following notice appeared in the local newspaper on Apr 20, 1852 in Washington  County, Georgia:

       In the Inferior Court
       of Washington County, sitting for county purposes - Tuesday morning, April 6, 1852.
    Present their Hons. James R. Smith, E. C. Williamson, John H. Duggan and John Bland, Justices.
       ORDERED that the following persons be, and they are hereby appointed Road Commissioners, in and for their respective Districts in this county, for the present year:

    88th District: Metcalf Fisher, William G. McBride, Silas L. Daniel
    14
  • Event: Court 31 Aug 1852 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: On Aug 31, 1852 in Washington  County, Georgia, Silas L. Daniel filed for discharge from the guardianship of Jasper Newton Daniel, minor of Joseph Daniel, deceased. 15
  • Event: Court 23 Nov 1852 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    On Nov 23, 1852 in Washington  County, Georgia, Silas L. Daniel filed to sell Notes and Executions belonging to the estate of his father, Joseph Daniel, deceased:
         One Execution on Jethro B. Summer for $20.
         One Execution on David Young for $8.
         One Note on John Daniel for $6.
         One Execution against William Gregory for $14.
    16
  • Event: Court September 1853 Term Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: Silas Daniel served on the Superior Court Grand Jury for the September 1853 Term in Washington  County, Georgia. 17
  • Event: Organizations 1854 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: The 1854 list of members of the Hamilton Masonic Lodge #58, Sandersville, Georgia, included S. L. Daniel, F. C.  The Masonic designation "F. C." stands for Fellow Craft degree. 18
  • Event: Court September 1855 Adjourned Session Washington County, Georgia
  • Note: Silas Daniel served on the Superior Court Grand Jury for the September 1855 Adjourned Session in Washington  County, Georgia. 19
  • Occupation: 12 Jan 1856 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    Silas became a magistrate or a justice of the peace in Washington  County, Georgia, authorized to perform marriages, as evidenced by the following wedding announcement that appeared in the local newspaper on Jan 12, 1856.

       MARRIED

       In Washington County, on the evening of the 12th instant, by Silas L. Daniel, Esq., Mr. Jesse J. Skinner, of Burke County, to Miss Eliza A. E., daughter of Richard S. and Temperance Brown, of the former place.
    20
  • Event: Court Apr 1856 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper in Apr 1856:

    "Washington County: Silas L. Daniel filed to sell the property of John F. Mason, deceased, his ward."

    [Nota Bene:  The above notice was incorrect.  John F. Mason was never the ward of Silas Daniel.  It was the minor orphan sons of John F. Mason (George Lee Mason and James Daniel Mason) who were the wards of Silas Daniel.]
    21
  • Event: Court 20 Nov 1856 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Nov 20, 1856:

    "Washington County: Silas L. Daniel filed to sell the property of John F. Mason, deceased."
    22
  • Event: Court 19 Feb 1857 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following notice appeared in the local newspaper on Feb 19, 1857:

       NAMES OF MAGISTRATES

       "Elected in their respective Districts in  Washington County on the first Saturday in January, 1857:

    88th District: Silas L. Daniel, Henry W. Wood...."
    23
  • Event: Court 12 Nov 1857 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Nov 12, 1857:

    "Washington County: Silas L. Daniel files to sell property of Jefferson C. Moody, deceased."
    24
  • Event: Court 25 Mar 1858 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Mar 25, 1858:

    "Washington County: James F. Smith. D. Sheriff, files to sell property of James Smith to satisfy a fi fa in favor of Silas L. Daniel....."
    25
  • Event: Obituary 27 Oct 1858 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    His obituary was published on Oct 27, 1858 in Washington  County, Georgia:

    "We are pained to announce the death of one of our most valuable citizens, Mr. Silas L. Daniel, who died at his residence in this county, after a brief illness on Monday last.  He was interred with Masonic honors by Hamilton Lodge #55, on yesterday."
    5
  • Event: Estate 27 Oct 1859 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Oct 27, 1859:

    "Washington County: Sampson Daniel files for guardianship of James D. Mason, minor of John F. Mason, deceased."
    26
  • Event: Estate 27 Oct 1858 Washington County, Georgia
  • Note:
    The following Legal Notice appeared in the local newspaper on Oct 27, 1858:

    "Washington County: Sampson Daniel  and Elizabeth H. [sic] Daniel file to sell property of Silas L. Daniel, deceased."
    27 26
  • Change Date: 11 Aug 2009 at 00:06



    Father: Joseph DANIEL b: 9 May 1788 in Washington County, Georgia
    Mother: Temperance Ann "Tempe" LEE b: 21 Feb 1789 in Sampson County, North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Rebeccah Mary IRWIN b: Abt 1825
    • Married: 12 Jan 1842 in Washington County, Georgia 4 7
    • Note: The license was issued Jan 12, 1848, the same day as the wedding, which was performed by J. R. Smith, MG.  Recorded in Marriage Book A, page 238. 7
    • Change Date: 21 Apr 2008
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ann Elizabeth Temperance DANIEL b: Abt 1842-1843 in Georgia

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth H. --?-- b: Abt 1824
    • Married: Bet 1851 and 1858 in Washington County, Georgia
    • Change Date: 22 Apr 2008
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Rebecca DANIEL b: 2 Aug 1855 in Washington County, Georgia
    2. Has No Children William Edgar DANIEL b: 27 Jun 1858 in Washington County, Georgia

    Sources:
    1. Title: "Will of Joseph Daniel," dated Mar 1, 1847. Washington County, Georgia Estate Papers [on file at the Georgia Department of Archives & History. No probate date shown], Silas L. Daniel and John F. Mason appointed executors.]
      Author: Daniel, Joseph
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia: 1847
      Date: 3 Jan 2003
    2. Title: 1850 Washington County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1850
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: p 450
    3. Title: Mason Family Research Files
      Author: Mason, Alice, Compiler
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] amason@tntech.edu
    4. Title: Washington County Marriages 1824-1857 A to Z [Online]
      Author: Hudson, Mrs. Pamela D. Ackman, Transcriber
      Publication: [primary source] Database information printed Oct 27, 2002, from the Washington County, Georgia Genealogy Web Page ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/washington/vitals/marriages/1824.txt
      Date: 27 Oct 2002
      Text: "The early settlers of this county suffered much from Indian depredations.  The following particulars were derived from old newspapers loaned to the compiler by Mr. Ralston, of Macon:
         29th March, 1788—The Indians killed and scalped Lieutenant Hogan, near Kemp's Fort.  On Friday after, Mr. Daniell [John Daniel] met with the same cruel death; and shortly afterwards they killed Mr. David Jackson's family, consisting of his wife and four children, his brother and two negroes."
    5. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, obituary dated Oct 27, 1858, p 185
    6. Title: Joseph Daniel Family Bible Pages
      Author: Daniel, Joseph and Temperance Ann (Lee) Daniel and Descendants
      Publication: [primary source] Washington County, Georgia
      Date: 15 Oct 2003
      Note:
      [A transcription of the Bible pages is in the possession of Diane Carrington Bradford, 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph Daniel and Temperance Ann (Lee) Daniel.  The actual Bible was in the possession of Mrs. J. W. Daniel of Jacksonville, Florida when she had blueprint copies made of the information on the family record pages on Nov 10, 1959.]
    7. Title: "Washington County Ordinary Marriages, Book A, 1828-1852," article by Mary-Helen Sears Foxx, Transcriber, published in the Georgia Genalogical Magazine, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Issue 109), Summer 1988, pp 200-20.
      Author: Lucas, The Rev. Silas Emmett, Jr., Editor/Owner
      Publication: [primary source] , Easley, SC: Published quarterly. Original data from Ordinary's Office, Washington County Courthouse, Sandersville, Georgia.
      Date: 10 Dec 2004
      Note:
      [20-page article containing transcribed license and marriage dates from Washington County Ordinary Court records arranged marriage book and by date the license was issued, and included groom name, bride name, and name of person who performed the ceremony (copy in possession of Diane Carrington Bradford).]
      Page: p 217
    8. Title: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Electronic database maintained by the National Park Service, Washington, DC (http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss.htm)
      Date: 13 Apr 2003
    9. Title: 1830 Washington County, Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1830.[Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Roll: M19_21;  Image: 0489-0490;  Line: 16;  Page: 247A&B
    10. Title: 1840 Washington County, Georgia Census [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1840. [Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Roll: M704_53;  Image: 0157-0158;  Line: 11;  Page: 224A&B
    11. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Volume I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Oct 27, 1858
    12. Title: Georgia Intestate Records
      Author: Austin, Jeanette Holland
      Publication: [primary source] Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1986
      Date: 16 Oct 2003
    13. Title: 1850 Washington County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, Georgia, 1850
      Date: 10 Mar 2001
      Page: Schedule 2, Slave Schedule.  LN 15-20, left column,  Page: 568;  Image: 0302;  Roll: M432-96
    14. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, p 13
    15. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Volume I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Sep 7, 1852, p 24
    16. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Volume I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Nov 30, 1852, p 33
    17. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Oct 25, 1853, p 69
    18. Title: Masonic Records: Hamilton Lodge #58, Sandersville, Washington county [Online]
      Author: Johnson, Carolyn L. Harper, Transcriber
      Publication: [primary source] Sandersville, GA: 1854 Data printed Nov 29, 2002 from the Washington County Genealogy Web Page ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/washington/history/58wshgtn.txt
      Date: 29 Nov 2002
      Text: "The early settlers of this county suffered much from Indian depredations.  The following particulars were derived from old newspapers loaned to the compiler by Mr. Ralston, of Macon:
         29th March, 1788—The Indians killed and scalped Lieutenant Hogan, near Kemp's Fort.  On Friday after, Mr. Daniell [John Daniel] met with the same cruel death; and shortly afterwards they killed Mr. David Jackson's family, consisting of his wife and four children, his brother and two negroes."
    19. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, Legal Notice  dated Jan 3, 1856, p 105
    20. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, marriage notice  dated Jan 3, 1856, p 104
    21. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, Legal Notice  dated May 2, 1856, p 113
    22. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Nov 20, 1856, p 127
    23. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866,notice dated Feb 19, 1857, p 135
    24. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866,Legal Notice dated Nov 12, 1857, p 158
    25. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866,Legal Notice dated Mar 25, 1858, p 167
    26. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Vol I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Oct 26, 1859, p 186
    27. Title: Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings Vol. I 1852-1866
      Author: Evans, Tad, Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Savannah, Georgia: Tad Evans, Publisher, Feb 17, 1994
      Date: 15 Aug 2001
      Page: Volume I 1852-1866, Legal Notice dated Oct 27, 1858, p 216
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