1850 Naple P.O., Scott Co, IL. He was listed as a railroad brakeman with $100 in personal property in the census.
6/13/1860 Naples. He was at the same address with the same $100 worth of personal property at census time with the occupation of railroad brakeman. Both Daniel and Frances were 31 years old and the family consisted of Clara, 5, and Calestia, 2.
7/2/1870 Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. His family was living with a John and Catherine Miller according to the census and Daniel was then a baggagemaster with the railroad. Daniel was 42, Frances was 41 and the children were: Clara, 15, Ida, 12, Augusta, 6, and Charles, 3.
1880 1131 12th St, Springfield, IL was his address at census time and he was still a baggagemaster. His household included himself at 51, wife Frances, also 51 and children: Clara, 25; Ida, 23; Augusta, 16; and Charlie, 13.
1881-82, 1131 Cook, Springfield, IL. The ciry directory recorded his address there and said he was a baggage-master on the Wabash RR.
1900 Where was Daniel that year at census time? And the rest of the family?
A sketch about the family of sister, Nancy Merris, omitted him as a living sibling.