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Orlando McDaniel
Born 1840
ORLANDO McDANIEL, farmer, Clay Twp., Sec. 31; P.O. Onslow; was born in Knox Co., Ohio, in 1840; in 1855, emigrated to this (Jones) county with his parents, James and Cyrene McDaniel; at the breaking-out of the war of the rebellion, he enlisted in Co. D, 9th I.V.I.; was severely wounded at Pea Ridge, and was discharged on account of said wounds. December 1, 1863, he married at Anamosa, Iowa, Miss C. E. Lightfoot, a native of Marion Co., Ind. Mr. McDaniel is a Republican in politics; he is 2d Lieutenant of a company of national guards known as the Johnstown Company. He is engaged in farming to quite an extent, and is a thorough go-ahead man as well a public-spirited citizen.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 703.


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