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Notes for Daniel KEEL

From the History of Hancock County Ohio, 1886: Daniel Keel, farmer and stock raiser, P. O. Mount Cory, was born in Hancock County, Ohio, September 9, 1843, (sic, s/b 1842) son of Joseph and Rebecca (Alspach) Keel, natives of Pennsylvania, and of German descent, former of whom came to Hancock County, Ohio, and entered land near Findlay, where he spent the remaining years of his life and died in 1851. Daniel Keel was reared on the farm of his uncle in Eagle Township, this county. He received his education in the common school, and at the age of twenty years he enlisted in Company D, Ninety-ninth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, serving three years. In 1867 he was united in marriage with Amanda Bartoon, daughter of John Bartoon, and of English descent. The children born of this union are Willie D. and Thornton W. Mrs. Keel died in 1869, and in 1870 Mr. Keel married Miss Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Banham (sic, s/b Barnum), of English descent. Their children are Sylvia May and Tiella Dell. Mr. and Mrs. Keel are members of the United Brethren Church, in which he has been class-leader, steward and trustee, and Sabbath school superintendent and school director.


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