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Daniel Dawalt (1812 - 1898)

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Daniel "Old Dan" Dawalt
Born in Washington County, Indianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Washington County, Indianamap
[children unknown]
Died in Washington County, Indiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Sep 2016
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Daniel Dawalt, native of Wahington County Indiana, was born July 8, 1812, the ninth of twelve children born to Henry Dawalt and Elizabeth Gross, who were both of German descent. His father came to Washington County Indiana in 1808. Daniel remained at home helping his parents on the farm until age twenty-four years. [1] He married Sarah Tatlock in Feb of 1836.[2]They raised at least eleven children[3][4] on their 347 acre farm. [5]He is died 12 June 1898 and is buried in the Franklin Cemetery In Washington County Indiana
Children of Sarah and Daniel Dawalt
Henry - 1836
Martin - 1838
Jackson - 1840 died in Rome Georgia during Civil War
Mary - 1844
Daniel - 1845
John - 1849
Francis - 1850
Catherine - 1852
Emily - 1854
James - 1856
Samuel - 1859


  1. Centennial History of Washington County Indiana - by Warder W Stevens in 1916 - pub. B.F. Bowen page 954-6
  2. "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 December 2014), Daniel Dawalt and Sarah Tatlock, 11 Feb 1836; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 549,460.
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), Daniel Dawalt, 1860.
  4. Henry and Mary Catherine DeWald (DeVault) of Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania pages 145-147 Family History Library, Film - 1036923 Item 5
  5. History of Lawrence, Orange, and Washington counties, Indiana : from the earliest time to the present 1884 - page 912
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 August 2015), Daniel Dawalt, Franklin Township, Washington, Indiana, United States; citing p. 126, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 97; FHL microfilm 7,731.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Daniel Dawalt, Indiana, United States; citing p. 29, family 226, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,868.

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