Father of academy award winner Hattie McDaniel. He was injured badly in the Civil War and worked mostly as a carpenter until ill health forced him to retire. He served as a Private in Company A, 122nd United States Colored Troops.Served in 12th USCT .
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M31B-WRG : accessed 23 January 2017), Henry Mcdaniel, Precincts 3 & 6 Denver city Ward 4, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 25, sheet 2A, family 32, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,117.
"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MX2N-RTD : accessed 23 January 2017), Henry Mcdaniel, Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States; citing ED 146, sheet 4B, line 54, family 107, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 160; FHL microfilm 1,820,160.
"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP7F-RH5 : 26 November 2014), Mcdaniel in entry for Hattie Mcdaniel, 26 Oct 1952; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.