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298. William Lafayette7Daniel (John F.6Daniel, Frances5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 20 April 1862, Dallas County, Texas, died 11 February 1937, Dallas County.[2389] He married circa 1885, Dallas County, Texas, to Ella Lee Sanderson, born 16 September 1865, Virginia, died 5 January 1934, University Park, Dallas County, Texas, daughter of T. P. Sanderson.[2390] They are buried in Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas), Texas.[2391]

Dallas Daily Times Herald, 12 February 1937: William L. Daniel, Sr., age 74, residence 2600 Lovers Lane, died Thursday. Survived by son, W. L. Daniel, Jr., Dallas; two daughters: Mrs. Lee Heffington and Miss Nona Lee Daniel, Richardson. Interment: Daniel Cemetery.

William L. Daniel lived in Dallas County, Texas, in 1900[2392] and 1910.[2393] He owned a dairy farm just east of Daniel Cemetery.

Dallas Morning News, 12 February 1937: Man who settled suburb area dies on Lovers Lane. William L. Daniel, 74, whose life span saw the growth of University Park from vast prairies to cotton fields and finally to a municipality and the founding of Southern Methodist University in practically his back yard, died Thursday at his home, 2600 Lovers Lane. Born in Alabama, Mr. Daniel came wth his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Daniel, to Dallas County when he was a child. The family settled in the north part of what is now University Park, where Mr. Daniel’s home and farm land is still located. Mr. Daniel was active as a farmer until a year ago when he suffered a fall from which he never fully recovered. Surviving are a son, W. L. Daniel, Jr., Dallas, and two daughters, Mrs. Lee Heffington and Miss Nona Lee Daniel, both of Richardson. Burial will be in the family plot near the home.[2394]



[2389] Texas Death Record. William L. Daniel, born 20 April 1862, Dallas County, Texas, died 11 February 1937, Dallas County, Texas. Parents: John Daniel, Mary Harvey. Spouse: Ella Lee Daniel. Male, white, age 74 years, 9 months, 21 days, widowed. Both parents born Alabama. Farmer. Burial: Daniel Cemetery.

[2390] Texas Death Record. Ella Lee Daniel, died 5 January 1934, University Park, Dallas County, Texas, female, white, age 68 years, 3 months, 19 days, born 16 September 1865, Virginia, married. Spouse: W. L. Daniel. Father: T. P. Sanderson, born Virginia. Residence: Dallas, Texas. Burial: Daniel Cemetery.

[2391] Tombstone, Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas), Texas.

[2392] 1900 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 89, Sheet 6. Daniel, William L., age 38, mar 15 yrs., born Texas Ala. Miss.; Ella, wife, age 34, mar 15 yrs., born Tenn. unk. unk., had had 5 children, 2 living; Lillie, dau., born September 1888, age 11, born Texas Texas Tenn.; Willie, son, born April 1890, age 10. All white.

[2393] 1910 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 20, Sheet 13B, RFD Richardson, McKinney Road. Daniel, W. L., male, age 48, mar1, mar 25 yrs., born Texas Ala. Miss.; Ella Lee, wife, age 43, mar1, mar 25 yrs., born Va. Va. Va., had had 7 children, 3 living; Lilly May, dau., age 21, single; W. L., son, age 20, single; Nona L., dau., age 5. All white.

[2394] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 12 February 1937, p. 3.

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