Harry McDaniel

6 March 1896–28 July 1971 (Age 75)
Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry McDaniel was born on 6 March 1896, in Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel McDaniel, was 31 and his mother, Rhoda Belle Melton, was 22. He married Lillie Smith on 15 January 1915, in Buckhorn, Perry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 1 Bowling, Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 28 July 1971, in Austin, Scott, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Austin, Scott, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry McDaniel
Lillie Smith
Marriage: 15 January 1915
Martha McDaniel
Roy McDaniel
Edna Pauline McDaniel
Thelma Mae McDaniel

Spouse and Children

15 January 1915
Buckhorn, Perry, Kentucky, United States


    Martha McDaniel


    Roy McDaniel


    Edna Pauline McDaniel



Parents and Siblings

    Daniel McDaniel


    Rhoda Belle Melton




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Harry Mcdavid in household of Gran Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Mcdaniel in household of Dan Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Mcdaniel, "United States Census, 1940"

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