Jesse and Nancy Daniel lived in Dallas County, Texas in 1870 and 1880. Jesse Daniel lived in Dallas County, in 1900.
Dallas Morning News, 15 November 1902: Jesse Daniels died yesterday at his home five miles north of Dallas, aged 83. Mr. Daniels was one of the earliest settlers of Dallas. He was born in Tennessee and came to Texas in 1850. He was perhaps the first Methodist minister in the county. He leaves several grown children. He fought in the Southern Army in a Texas regiment.
In 1902, Jesse L. Daniel’s land was in the country five miles north of Dallas. His land today  is in University Park which is surrounded by the city of Dallas. Jesse’s house is marked on Sam Street’s 1900 Map of Dallas County, Texas. His house was near the corner of what is today, Golf and McFarlin Streets in University Park. The house of his brother, Francis R. Daniel, was at the corner of what is now the intersection of Haynie and Thackery Streets, two blocks west of Hillcrest Avenue and the Southern Methodist University campus. University Park was subdivided and incorporated in 1924. Southern Methodist University opened in 1915.