ENGLE, Daniel, farmer, Hummelstown P.O., Pa., was born on the farm on which he now resides, in August, 1837, and is a son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Sheets) Engle. His grandfather, Daniel, was the first of the family to settle in Dauphin county, having come from Lancaster county and being among the very early settlers of Dauphin county. He was a member of the River Brethren. Jacob, the father, was born on the farm now occupied by his son, in 1812. He spent his entire life there and died in 1865. He was one of the prominent farmers of the township. His wife survived him many years, and both were members of the River Brethren church, of which connection Mr. Engle was also an honored minister. Their children are: Daniel; Jacob, farmer and speculator, died in Lebanon county; John, of Hummelstown; Leah, wife of Samuel Peters, Derry township; Benjamin, of Harrisburg, a contractor; Samuel, of Palmyra, Pa., merchant. Daniel was reared on the farm which he now occupies, and on which he spent his entire life. In 1867 he was married to Miss Mary, daughter of Christian Mumma, of Lower Swatara township, by whom he has six children: Aaron, school teacher, in Lower Swatara township; Milton, Clayton, Samuel, Mary, and Morris. In his political views Mr. Engle is a Republican, and his religious faith and form of worship are those of the River Brethren, with whom he is in fellowship at Hummelstown.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 10 Feb 2001
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