Mary Skiles left a small legacy to grandson John Daily in her will of 11 August 1815. He remained under guardianship in Rowan County until 1820.
9/5/1833 Washington Co, IN. John purchased land there on that date.
11/16/1843 John gave land to the trustees of the Church of Christ at Franklin Meeting House which is now Bunker Hill Church.
2/21/1844 John received land fom Marmaduke S. Coker and his wife, who was John's half-sister.
10/17/1850 Franklin Twp, Washington Co, IN. Some say John taught school in a log house on "Old Labon Stewart Place." but by census that year he was a 50 year old farmer with $400 in real estate, a bachelor, living with the family of Joseph and Mary Lockenour.