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DANIEL, Uriah H.

Daniel, Uriah H., teacher and farmer, Gratz, Pa., was born in Lykens township, February 1, 1859. He is a son of George and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Daniel. The father was born in Lykens township in 1822, and was a son of Andrew Daniel. His education was received in the public schools of his native place, after which he assisted his father on the homestead until 1868, when he moved to Gratz and began to conduct a hotel. After remaining there for three years he returned to the farm. He was married, in 1828, to Miss Elizabeth Hoffman, daughter of John Hoffman, of Mifflin township, who was a soldier in the war of 1812. Their children are: Sarah, Elizabeth, Andrew, Ada, Uriah H., George F., Mary E., deceased, and two who died in infancy. The parents still live on the homestead and are members of the German Reformed church. In politics the father is a Republican.

Uriah H., after leaving the public school, attended Berrysburg Academy and later the Millersville State Normal School. He has been engaged in teaching school nearly all his life, except three years when he was engaged in mercantile pursuits. In 1891 he purchased a farm in Lykens township, to which he gives his attention during the summer months. He was a member of the Berrysburg band for eleven years. He was married August 25, 1884, to Miss Ida L. Sitlinger, born in Lykens township in 1863; daughter of Isaac and Maria (Shade) Sitlinger. Their children are Clarence E., Norman A., Elsie M., and one who died in infancy. Mr. Daniel is a Republican in politics. He is a member of the German Reformed church, in which he holds the office of deacon. He is also superintendent of the Sunday-school.



Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: February 14, 2001

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