Rev. McDaniel (1853-1908) was born in Lawrence Co, OH to William Kent and Sarah (Rife) McDaniel. The family moved to Licking Co, where Charles entered the ministry, following in his father's footsteps. He married Florence Josephine Carr and fathered five children. After Josephine's early death in a typhoid epidemic, he moved to Waynesboro, PA where he died of tuberculosis at the age of 55.