My third great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side, Samuel DANNER, was born about 1840 in Surry, Yadkin County, North Carolina to Adam DANNER (1793-1860) and Susannah G. Liggon (1803-1860). He died sometime before 1910.
My third great-grandmother on my adoptive father’s side, Mary, was born about 1843 in North Carolina.
Samuel and Mary were married on March 12, 1860 in Davie, North Carolina.
Below is what can be found in the 1880 United States Census for this couple and their family.
Name: Samuel Danner
Birth Year: abt 1840
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1880: Linn, Kansas
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Mary Danner
Samuel’s Father’s Birthplace: Virginia
Samuel’s Mother’s Birthplace: North Carolina
Mary’s Birth Year: abt 1843
Mary’s Birthplace: North Carolina
Mary’s Father’s Birthplace: Virginia
Mary’s Mother’s Birthplace: North Carolina
Mary’s Occupation: Keeping House
Samuel Danner ~ 40
Mary Danner ~ 37
Franklin Danner ~ 18
Susan Danner ~ 13
Here is a copy of the original:
“Franklin” was my second great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side. His full name was William Franklin John DANNER. He was born about 1861 and died in 1936 and was the father of Frederick Earl Danner (1889-1956). Frederick was the father of Eunice Mae DANNER (1907-1996) who was the mother of Jack Fredrick LAKEY, Sr (1927-2003) ~ my adoptive dad.