Daniel Marion Midkiff

22 April 1855–20 May 1938 (Age 83)
Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Daniel Marion

When Daniel Marion Midkiff was born on 22 April 1855, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Allen Midkiff Jr., was 40 and his mother, Arminta " Minty" Manning, was 40. He married Eveline McClure in 1888. He lived in Washington Magisterial District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 20 May 1938, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Alum Creek, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Daniel Marion Midkiff
Eveline McClure
Marriage: 1888

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Lincoln County Established

Age 12

An ACT establishing the county of Lincoln, was formed out of parts of the counties of Cabell, Putnam, Kanawha and Boone. Passed 23 Feb 1867.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Mittelkauff, an occupational name for a broker or middleman, from Middle High German mittel ‘middle’ + kauf ‘purchase’. Compare Middlekauff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel M Midkiff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • M Daniel Midkiff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daniel M Midkiff, "United States Census, 1910"

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