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Jacob SHEETS
(Abt 1736-1809)
Maria Veronica ETERIS
(Abt 1740-Bef 1788)
Henry SHEETS Sr.
(1780-1856)
Sarah REESE
(1786-1857)

Daniel SHEETS
(1815-1892)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Eunice Malinda LAKE

Daniel SHEETS 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 17 Oct 1815, Augusta Co., Virginia 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage: Eunice Malinda LAKE on 28 Apr 1842 in Delaware Co., Ohio, USA
  • Died: 9 Jan 1892, Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio at age 76
  • Buried: Green Mound Cem., Kilbourne, Delaware, Ohio, USA
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bullet  General Notes:

Mexican War. Delaware County, Ohio Militia.Lieut. DANIEL SHEETS

The following sketch was copied from Baskins 1880 History of Delaware County page 315.

"Daniel Sheets, undertaker, Kilbourne; was born in Augusta Co. Va., Oct 17, 1815; is the son of Henry and Sarah(Reese) Sheets, both of German descent; Daniel, early in life, learned the carpenter's trade, and at the age of 22, came to this State; his parents preceded him a short time, settling in this county; after his arrivial in this county, he engaged at his trade. In April, 1842, he married to Eunice Lake, born in New York State (Stuben Co.); came West in 1836. After marriage, Mr.Sheets engaged in the cabinet business, and was in the saw-mill business at Stratford for several years; he then built a cabinet shop there, and engaged in that business for some time; then moved to Eden and engaged in the Saw-mill business, which he followed for eighteen years; sawed many thousand feet at 25 cents per hundred, and never got over 30 cents for sawing during this time, he was engaged in the cabinet business also; lived in Eden about fifteen years; in 1859, he moved to his present residence, one quarter mile west of Eden ; has a good home and 40 acres of land; is still engaged in the undertaking business; manufactured his own coffins until 1872; has disposed of nearly one thousand outfits; has also, in connection with his business, a sorghum manufactory, and makes annually from one to three thousand gallons. Mr.Sheets began life poor; his father had lost all by "going bail," and his children had no patrimony to begin with, and had to depend upon their own resources. Daniel Sheets is the father of ten children, nine of whom are living--- Martha, Ellen, Rebecca, Caroline, Milo D., Joseph, Mary, Samuel and Ora B. ".

Daniel lived in the small house, just west of Greenmound Cemetery, in Kilbourne .. Daniel Sheets and his wife, Eunice Malinda (Lake) Sheets, are all buried at Greenmound Cemetery .

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll M432_675; Page: 299B; Image: 411.

1850 United States Federal Census
about Daniel Sheets Name: Daniel Sheets
Age: 34
Estimated birth year: abt 1816
Birth Place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Brown, Delaware, Ohio
Family Number: 2820
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel Sheets 34
Eunice M Sheets 17
Margaret Sheets 8
Ellen Sheets 6
Rebecca Sheets 3
Caroline Sheets 1

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll M653_957; Page: 53; Image: 111; Family History Library Film: 803957.

1860 United States Federal Census
about Daniel Sheets Name: Daniel Sheets
Age in 1860: 44
Birth Year: abt 1816
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1860: Brown, Delaware, Ohio
Gender: Male
Post Office: Kilbourne
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Milo Sheets 8
Joseph Sheets 6
Mary Sheets 3
Samuel Sheets 1
Daniel Sheets 44
Eunice Sheets 36
Martha Sheets 18
Ellen Sheets 16
Rebecca Sheets 14
Caroline Sheets 11

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll M593_1196; Page: 243A; Image: 84; Family History Library Film: 552695.

1870 United States Federal Census
about Daniel Sheets Name: Daniel Sheets
Birth Year: abt 1815
Age in 1870: 55
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: Brown, Delaware, Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Ashley
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel Sheets 55
Unice Sheets 46
Ellen Sheets 25
Milo Sheets 18
Joseph Sheets 16
Mary Sheets 13
Samuel Sheets 11
Ora Sheets 3
Josiah Lake 77

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll 1012; Family History Film: 1255012; Page: 378D; Enumeration District: 109; Image: 0258.
1880 United States Federal Census
about Daniel Sheets Name: Daniel Sheets
Home in 1880: Brown, Delaware, Ohio
Age: 65
Estimated birth year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Marinda Sheets
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Virginia
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel Sheets 65
Marinda Sheets 56
Milo Sheets 28
Joseph Sheets 26
Mary Sheets 23
Sammy Sheets 21
Ora Sheets 13

Name: Daniel Sheets
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 09 Jan 1892
Death Place: Brown Twp., Delaware, Ohio
Age: 76
Birth Date: 1816
Birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Farmer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07521-1
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 1983727
Reference Number:
Collection: Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997

bullet  Research Notes:

July 17, 1899.
Daniel Sheets of Brown township thrown from his wagon and seriously hurt.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Daniel and Melinda (Lake) Grave

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1. Alt. Burial: Green Mound Cem., Kilbourne, Delaware, Ohio, USA.

2. Residence: Ashley, Oxford, Delaware, Ohio, USA. 3



3. Marriage Court Record: Daniel Sheets and Melinda Lake, 1842, Delaware Co., Ohio, USA.

4. Residence: Age: 34, 1850, Brown, Delaware, Ohio. 2



5. Personal Photo: Daniel and Malinda Sheets, 1860s, Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio.

6. Residence: Age in 1860: 44, 1860, Brown, Delaware, Ohio, United States. 4

7. Residence: Age in 1870: 55, 1870, Brown, Delaware, Ohio, United States. 3



8. Residence: 1875 Atlas of Delaware county, Ohio, 1875, Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio.



9. Occupation: Undertaker, Cabinet maker, 1880, Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio.

10. Residence: Age: 65; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self, 1880, Brown, Delaware, Ohio, United States. 1



11. Will: Will & Estate, 1892, Delaware Co., Ohio, USA.

12. Photo: grave 1900, 1900, Green Mound Cem., Kilbourne, Delaware, Ohio, USA.



13. Residence: Picture of House in 1900, 1900, Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio.


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Daniel married Eunice Malinda LAKE, daughter of Josiah LAKE and Abigail BENEDICT, on 28 Apr 1842 in Delaware Co., Ohio, USA. (Eunice Malinda LAKE was born on 9 Apr 1824 in Steuben Co., New York,1 3 died on 23 Jul 1905 in Kilbourne, Brown, Delaware, Ohio and was buried in Green Mound Cem., Kilbourne, Delaware, Ohio, USA.)


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Sources


1 1880 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: 1012; Family History Film: 1255012; Page: 378D; Enumeration District: 109; Image: 0258.

2 1850 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M432_675; Page: 299B; Image: 411.

3 1870 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M593_1196; Page: 243A; Image: 84; Family History Library Film: 552695.

4 1860 United States Federal Census (Name: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Brown, Delaware, Ohio; Roll: M653_957; Page: 53; Image: 111; Family History Library Film: 803957.

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