Daniel and Elizabeth may not belong to Cornelius' family but are placed here because of proximity and dates until the proper lineage has been determined.
Residences & events:
Van Wert Co, OH, where he married Catherine and the first two children were born.
6/25/1870 Jackson, Starke Co, IN was where the census taker found the family. Since son Charles was born late in 1869, they must have moved the following spring. That year Daniel was a 31 year old laborer with personal property worth $300. Catherine was 21 and the only children they had at that time were Mary A, 2, and Charles A, 7 mo. Next door were his parents.
6/24/1880 Van Wert Co, OH. At census time Daniel was listed as a farmer at age 42, wife Catherine was 32 and they had children: Mary A, 12; Charles E, 10; Henry W, 3; and Myrtle V, 1 mo. Three doors down was the Edward Dippery family, Catherine's aged parents.