Rev. McDaniel (1823-188) was a circuit preacher in the old United Brethren Church. He was born in Lawrence Co, OH to Caleb and Martha (Williams) McDaniel and settled in Licking Co, OH. He married Sarah Rife and fathered five children. His grandparents were Henry and Hannah (Bryan) McDaniel, Jr., Henry being a Revolutionary War soldier and pioneer of Gallia Co, OH.