He was born on 7 March 1828 (4, 11 [March 1830]; 2 (37 in 1865), 7 [55 in 1850], 8 [32 (?) in 1860], 9 [41 in 1870], 10 [51 in 1880], 11 [70 in 1900], 12 [81 in 1910]). He was born near Shiremanstown, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12).
When he was twelve years old, he moved to Fayettesville, Pennsylvania (4).
In 1850, he was living in Butler Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (7). He was living with Daniel and Catherine Markley (presumably his parents), and with John Markley, Catherine Baker, and John Baker (7). He was a laborer (7).
In April, 1851 [?], he married Anna C Houck (4, 11 [48 (?) years in 1900], 12 [58 yrs in 1910]). This was the first marriage for both of them (12). She had 7 children, 4 of whom were alive in 1900 and in 1910 (11, 12).
In 1860, he was living in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Anna, with Alice, Elizabeth, and Virginia Markley (presumably their children), and with Rachel Crane and Philip Houck (8). His occupation is listed as "private", and he owned $500 in personal property (8).
He was "engaged in the mercantile business in Idaville" for years (4).
In 1870, he lived in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (9). He was living with his wife Anna, and with Alice, Ida, Elmer, and Edgar (presumably their children (9). He was a Justice of the Peace, and owned $1,000 in real estate, and $700 [?] in personal property (9).
In 1880, he was living in Huntington Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania (10). He was living with his wife Annie C, and children Alice, Ida, Edgar, and Bertha (10). The census lists no occupation for him (10).
He moved to York Springs (4).
He was a justice of the peace in York Springs for the last twenty five years of his life (hence starting about 1887) (4).
In 1890, he was living in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (3). He had had an enlargement of the heart and a rupture (3).
On 10 December 1890, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 14).
In 1900, he was living in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (11). He was living with his wife Annie C and daughter Virginia M (11). He was a Justice of the Peace (11).
On 26 February 1907, he again applied for a pension (6).
In 1910, he was living on Main Street, in York Springs Borough, Adams County, Pennsylvania (12). He was living with his wife Annie and daughter Jennie (12). He was a Justice of the Peace (12).
He died "from a stroke of paralysis" on Sunday 18 August 1912, in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania (4, 5, 6). Reverends L M Gardner and Paul Galtfelter conducted the funeral services (4). He was buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery (5).
On 10 September 1912, his widow Anna C Markley successfully applied from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 14).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Daniel H Markley)
2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (Daniel H Markley)
3 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 14, page 2 (Daniel H Markley)
4 Daniel H Markley (death notice). Adams County News (Gettysburg PA), Saturday 24 Aug 1912, page 1 (Daniel H Markley)
5 Markley (death notice). Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), 28 August 1912, page 2 (Daniel Markley)
6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Daniel H Markley)
7 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, microfilm series M432, film 743, page 6 verso = 12 handwritten (Daniel Markley)
8 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township (post office Petersburg York Springs), microfilm series M653, film 1057, page 315 = 93 handwritten (D H Markly)
9 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Huntington Township, microfilm series M593, film 1289, page 199 = 4 handwritten (Daniel Markley)
10 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, [Huntington Township], [Adams] County, Pennsylvania, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 46, microfilm series T9, film 1085, page 91 C = 27 handwritten (Daniel Markley)
11 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 12, enumeration district 19, microfilm series T623, film 1354, page 234 A = 8 handwritten (D H Markley)
12 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, York Springs Borough, supervisor's district 15, enumeration district 17, microfilm series T624, film 1292, page 170 = 12 A handwritten (Daniel H Markley)
13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (David H Markly)
14 pension index, by name (Daniel H Markley
15 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Daniel H Markley)
|Name||Daniel Markley||Catherine "||Daniel "||John "||Catherine Baker||John "|
|Occupation of males over 15 years||Farmer||L||L|
|Real estate owned||4500|
|Birthplace||" [sc. Pa.]||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year||1||1|
|Over 20 & can't read/write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||D H Markly||Anna "||Allice [?] "||Elizabeth "||Verginia "||Rachael Crane [?] "||Philip Houck "|
|Value of real estate owned|
|Value of personal estate||500||4,000|
|Place of birth||" [presumably sc. Pennsylvania, but the top line is blank]||"||"||"||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Occupation||Justice of Peace||Keeping House||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home|
|Real estate value||1000|
|Personal estate value||700 [? could be '200']|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year||1||1||1||1|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||264|
|family visit #||281|
|name||Markley Daniel||- Annie C||- Alice J||- Ida Inay [??] V||- Edger [sic] H||- Birtha [sic] H|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||[blank]||Keeping house||At Home||At Home||At Home||At Home|
|school this year|
|name||Markley D.H.||- Annie C||- Virginia M|
|birth date||Mar 1830||Dec 1834||Mar [?] 1861|
|# years married||48 [?]||48 [?]|
|[the '8' could be a '3']|
|mother of how many children?||7|
|# of children living||4|
|# years in USA|
|occupation||Justice of the Peace|
|# months not employed||0|
|# months in school|
|free or mortgaged|
|# of farm schedule|
|name||Markley Daniel H||- Annie C||- Jennie M|
|#years present marriage||58||58|
|mother of # children||7|
|mother of # living children||4|
|occupation||Justice of Peace||None||None|
|nature of industry etc.||Own office|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule|
|civil war vet||UA [?]|
|deaf & dumb|
Daniel H. Markley, Esq., died at his home in York Springs on Sunday morning at 2 o'clock.
He was born near Shiremanstown, Cumberland county, March 7, 1828 and at the age of twelve moved to Fayetteville, where he grew to manhood. Sixty years ago last April he was married to Anna C. Houck, of Center Mills. Mr. Markley served in the Civil War as a member of Co. F, 91st Penna Vols. He was engaged in the mercantile business in Idaville [?] for many years and later moved to York Springs. He had been a justice of the peace in York Springs for the past twenty five years.
The funeral services occurred from his late home on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock with interment in Sunnyside cemetery, Rev. L. M. Gardner and Rev. Paul Galtfelter conducting the services.
He is survived by a wife, one son, Dr. E. H. Markley, of Gettysburg, and three daughters, Mrs. E. C. Stock, of Baltimore; and Mrs. C. W. Gardner, and Miss Jennie Markley, of York Springs.[Star and Sentinel (Gettysburg PA), 28 August 1912, page 2]
Daniel Markley, Esq., of York Springs, died at his house on Sunday morning at 2 o'clock from a stroke of paralysis, at the age of 84 years. He was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Co. F, 91st Pennsylvania Vols. The deceased is survived by a wife and one son, Dr. E. H. Markley, of Gettysburg, and three daughters, Mrs. C. E. Stock, of Baltimore; Mrs. C. W. Gardner and Miss Jennie Markley, both of York Springs.
Funeral services were held at his home last Tuesday morning with interment in the Sunnyside cemetery, Revs. L. M. Gardner and Paul Gladfelter officiating.