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James Daniel
Rebecca Travers
David Wallace
Travers Daniel
Mary L. Wallace
James Travers Daniel


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1. Louisa Elizabeth Rowe
2. Elizabeth E. Andrews

James Travers Daniel

  • Born: 14 Feb 1830, Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Marriage (1): Louisa Elizabeth Rowe on 06 Jan 1855 in Somerset Co., MD
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth E. Andrews about 1878
  • Died: 10 Feb 1902, Deal Island, Somerset Co., MD
  • Buried: Abt 13 Feb 1902, St. Johns Cemetery, Deal Island, Somerset Co., MD


James Travers Daniel lived his entire live in Wenona cultivating his 20 acre farm. From the book "Portrait and Biographical Record of the Eastorn Shore", 1898, we note that he was also engaged in the mercantile business in his store in the Wenona Post Office area. He was described as adapting to the needs of the people of the section and was interested in their welfare. He maintained a warm interest in prohibition and served as a Judge of the Orphans Court from 1876-1880. He was nominated for both the Legislature and State Senate but declined both nominations. He received his basic education on Deal Island and at the age of eighteen, entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA in 1848. He did not graduate, but made a good record for the two years of attendance. In his fraternal relations, he identified himself with the Heptasophs. He was a member of the M.E. Church of which he was a Steward and Trustee, and was a local preacher for fifteen years or more. He married twice, first to Louise Row on 6 Jan 1855, and after her death to Elizabeth Andrews. Mrs. Nellie Wallace Armstrong who was 10 years of age at the time of his death in 1902 described him as a very fine man.

James married Louisa Elizabeth Rowe on 06 Jan 1855 in Somerset Co., MD. (Louisa Elizabeth Rowe was born in 1835 in MD.)

James next married Elizabeth E. Andrews about 1878. (Elizabeth E. Andrews was born on 12 Jan 1858 in MD, died on 19 Jul 1947 in Somerset Co., MD and was buried about 22 Jul 1947 in St. Johns Cemetery, Deal Island, Somerset Co., MD.)


1 1850 MD Census, Listed as James Daniel, age 20, in Dames Quarter District, Somerset Co., MD.

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