Chester Jasper McDaniel

12 November 1902–16 January 1989 (Age 86)
Sullivan County, Indiana

The Life of Chester Jasper

When Chester Jasper McDaniel was born on 12 November 1902, his father, Charles L. W. McDaniel, was 29 and his mother, Ollie Halberstadt, was 19. He married Juanita Mahan on 21 December 1922. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 January 1989, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Farmersburg, Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Jasper McDaniel
Juanita Mahan
Marriage: 21 December 1922
Floyd J. McDaniel
Robert E. McDaniel
Meryl McDaniel
Beryl McDaniel

Spouse and Children

21 December 1922


Parents and Siblings




    Esta McDaniel


    Roy Edward McDaniel


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish McDonnell ‘son of Donal’, from an incorrect association of the Gaelic patronymic with the personal name Daniel .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Chester Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Mc Daniel in household of Charles L Mc Daniel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chester Mcdaniel in household of Charles L Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1910"

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