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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Daniel H. Knight

   Daniel H. Knight was born in Somerset county, Pa., June 25, 1842, and died at his home in Gladwin March 20, 1917, at the age of 74 years, 8 months and 23 days. At the age of ten years he moved with his parents to Athens county, O., and in 1862 volunteered in Company A., 92 regiment, O.V.I. He took part in all the battles of the southwest and in Sherman's march to the sea, and was discharged at Washington, D. C., June 12, 1865. He was married Sept. 18, 1866, to Caroline E. Lewellyn and moved to Van Wert county, Ohio, in 1867. From there he moved with his family to the state of Washington March 4, 1898, then to Gladwin, Mich., where resided until his death.
   There are left to mourn his loss a wife, six children; two brothers, N. D. Knight of Burton, Kansas, Jacob Knight of Arbanaka, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Susan Lewellyn of Scott, Ohio; 14 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many friends. Services were held at the home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. John Killian. Interment in the Ridge cemetery.
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Ridge Cem., Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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