When James Mickeal Daily was born on 21 October 1802, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Daily, was 32 and his mother, Mrs. James Dailey, was 32. He married Catherine Rebecca Foutz on 2 August 1829, in Clover Creek, North Woodbury Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Deerfield Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 3 October 1879, in Fulton, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Wiley Cemetery, Blyton, Fulton, Illinois, United States.
Irish: variant of Daly . In Ireland and Britain this form of the surname is found mainly in Scotland.