6/5/1917 Lafayette Twp, Mattoon Twp, Coles Co, IL was his address when registering for the draft. He verified his birth date and place and gave his occupation as farmer. He had a wife and 1 child and gave dependents as the reason for exemption. The registrar described him as medium height, medium build, with light blue eyes and light brown hair.
1918 Mattoon, Lafayette Twp, Coles Co, IL was where he was tenant farmer of 134 acres in S19 owned by a Mrs. Dr. Williams according to the county farmer listing. His family was also listed.
1930 Lafayette Twp, Coles Co, IL. That census taker recorded him as Lafe Daily, 39, married for the first time at 21 to Louie, 37, married at 19. Lafe was a general farmer but the rented their home which was valued at $1200 and they owned a radio. Living with them were son Wayne, 13, and Ellison Guy, 16, servant, farm laborer. Down the road was cousin Joe Daily, 45, boarder with the Sanford Fuller family.