From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana
Daniel Mariette, section 26, of Jackson Township, settled on his present farm in 1874, coming to Jackson from Otsego Township, where he settled in 1846. He was born in Morgan County, Ohio, in 1815. He was reared and educated in his native county, remaing there till manhood. He was married in Washington County, Ohio, to Nancy Trowbridge, a native of Morgan County, born in 1820. In 1844 they came to Indiana and lived two years in Lagrange County; thence to Steuben County, and lived in Otsego Township till 1874. He has been prominently identified with all public enterprises, assisting liberally with both time and money. Mr. and Mrs. Mariette have had eight children, but three of whom are living -- Elisha M., Polly and Angenora. Four sons and one daughter are deceased. Their eldest son, Francis was a member of the Seventy-fourth Indiana Infantry in the war of the Rebellion, and died at Nashville, Tenn., in August, 1863.
Submitted by Kim Davoli