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Source: H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881) p. 419

ARNOLD, Daniel, farmer and stock raiser, one of the early pioneers, was born near Fincastle, Virginia, December 12, 1808. His early youth, till the age of twenty-three years, was spent with his parents, employed at farm labor, a business he has successfully followed throughout life. In October, 1830, he married Miss Nancy MYERS, who was born in Virginia. After his marriage Mr. Arnold engaged in farming with his father-in-law, in his native state, one year, after which he rented a farm one year, and in 1832 came to Clarke township, Montgomery county, Indiana. There his father-in-law bought him a farm of 194 acres of land. This he partly improved, living on it eight years; he then sold out and removed to Scott township and bought the farm on which he now lives, about two miles northwest of Ladoga. This farm of 320 acres he has well improved, and is worth about $18,000. After the death of his first wife Mr. Arnold married Miss Frances PEFLEY, daughter of Mr. Samuel Pefley, Esq. She died, and for this third wife he married Margaret MALTBY, with whom he is now living. By his first wife he has three children living: David, Mary (wife of Samuel GRAYBILL), and Henry, and a son William, who was killed in Virginia, while nobly defending the flag of his country. To Mr. James F. HARNEY the family acknowledge their life-long gratitude for his kindness in going direct to the front, and at the risk of his life, securing the body and bringing it home for burial. By his second wife Mr. Arnold has three children living: Samuel, George R. and John B. Harry L Bounnell

Source: Family Histories of Montgomery COunty, Indiana 1832-1988 (Paducah, Ky: Turner Publishing Company) p. 82

Daniel Arnold -- Daniel Arnold, born near Finn Castle, VA Dec 12, 1808 married Nancy MYERS in Oct 1830. She was the d/o John Myers, Sr. b. 1770 of Lancaster CO PA and Catherine (HAUTZ) Myers who were marr. 1791. They moved soon after their marr. to Botetourt Co Va. Nancy was b. in Va. Daniel lived with his parents in Va until he was 23. After his marr to Nancy he farmed with his father-in-law, John Sr., in Botetourt Co, for one year. Then rented a farm for one year. Nancy's brother, John Jr. came to Montgomery Co IN and soon after, Nancy and Daniel came in 1832 settling in Clark Twp. Nancy's father bought them a farm of 194 acres. THis Daniel partly improved, living on it 8 years; then selling out buying 320 acre sin Scott Twp two miles NW of Ladoga. Meanwhile, John Sr. had arrived in Mont. Co. with his wife, Catherine in a big wagon in 1833. The family lived as those others in the early days, they grew flax, sheared sheep and made the cloth cut and making homespun clothes for the family. Daniel and Nancy (MYERS) Arnold's children were: David, Henry and a son William, whow as killed in Va. during the War. Also Mary, the w/o Samuel F. GRAYBILL . Nancy Arnold d. Aug 18, 1845. Daniel marr. Frances PEFFLEY, their children were: Samuel, George R., and John B. Frances the second wife died and Daniel marr. Margaret MALTBY. Daniel Arnold d. Nov 21, 1893. Nancy's maternal ancestors came from Hasslock, Germany. Her great grandfather, Philip Lorentz Hautz, b. Sept 10, 1713 came to America on Ship Friendship from Rotterdam. Arrived in Phil, Sept 20, 1738. he died Oct 22, 1788 and is bur. in Klopps Churchyard, Hamlin, PA. He married Eva Anna WALBORN. Their son Christian and Barbar (EMMERT) Hautz were Catherine Hautz's parents. They left Berks Co Pa about 1790 and settled in Botetourt Co VA.

Source: Record of Marriages Montgomery Co IN 180 p 13

Daniel Arnold resides Scott Twp, Montgomery Co IN age 82 Farmer b Va. Father; Daniel Arnold Mother; Susan Graybill 4th marriages Bride: Elizabeth Burke resides Ladoga age 70 b. Mercer Co KY Father; William Burke Mother; Mary Lewis 2nd marriage married at Ladoga by Rev EW Lawhorn on 2-6-1890


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