From the "History of Steuben County, Indiana, 1885", page 628

DANIEL P. RUMMEL was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, May 11,1826, and came 
to this county in the fall of 1844 with his parents, Henry and Elizabeth 
Rummel.  At the age of twenty years he was given his time by his father.  
Dec. 28, 1851, he married Clarinda Benjamin, daughter of David and Emily P. 
Benjamin.  She was born April 23, 1832, in Cayahoga County, Ohio.  Her father 
died when she was a small child.  Her mother later married Asa Gaskell.  Mrs. 
Rummel died Dec. 20, 1877.  Sept. 29, 1878, he married Sarah Wanee, a native 
of Columbania County, Ohio, born May 1, 1839.  He lived in Richland Township 
until March, 1873, and then became a resident of York.  His occupation up to 
1872 was that of a farmer.  In 1874 he engaged in general merchandising at 
Metz, continuing there about nine years, then sold his stock to Norris & Co., 
and since that time he has been out of active business.  Mr. Rummel has been 
a prominent citizen wherever he has resided, and April, 1884, he was elected 
Trustee of York Township.  In November, 1884, he was elected County 
Commissioner of the middle district.  Mr. Rummel is much respected for his 
upright, honorable life and for his active interest in all that pertains to 
public good.  In politics he is a Republican.  He and his wife are members of 
the Disciples church.

Note from the submitter:

     Daniel P. Rummel was the oldest of 16 children born to Henry and 
Elizabeth(Pirkey) Rummel.

Submitted by:  James L. Davis