Daniel  Harvey

          Daniel  Harvey,  Marshal of New Castle, Ind., is a native of Henry County, Ind., born three miles north of New Castle, Dec. 14, 1824, a son of  Benjamin and  Elizabeth Harvey,  natives of Randolph County, N. C.  His parents came to Indiana when young and were married in Richmond.  Soon after his marriage Benjamin Harvey entered 160 acres of land on  Nolan's Fork, but in 1821 moved to Henry County and settled on Blue River, where he owned a tract of 900 acres.  He dealt extensively in hogs, driving them on foot to Cincinnati.  He died in 1877, aged ninety-two years.  His wife died in 1876, aged eighty-two years.  They had a family of ten children; nine grew to maturity, and seven are living.  Daniel is their fifth child.  In 1849 he went to California via Panama, and remained thirteen months.  In the fall of 1850 he returned to Indiana, and Nov. 22, 1851, married  Malinda,  daughter of  William Milliken.  He then engaged in farming till 1875, when he moved to New Castle.  In May, 1883, he was elected Marshal of the city.  He has served as Superintendent of the poor farm for years.  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey have had four daughters; one died at the age of twenty-three years, two are married and one is at home.  Mr. Harvey is a member of Fidelity Lodge, No. 59, I.O.O.F.
History of Henry County, Indiana,  Chicago:  Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, page 488.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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