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Book; Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861 - 1865, 3rd MI Cavalry, published at Kalamazoo, MI, 1900..... Vail, Daniel... Enlisted in, company B, Third Cavalry, Jan. 4, 1864, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 4, 1864. Joined regiment at Huntersville,Ark., May 30, 1864. Mustered out at San Antonio,
Texas, Feb. 12, 1866. Present residence, DeWitt, Mich.
Clinton County, Michigan Marriage Record, Book B
I certify that on the twenty sixth day of December AD 1866 at my office in Olive, I Freeman Preson Justice of the Peace, joined in marriage Daniel Vale of DeWitt, Clinton County in State of MI, aged 19 years and Maggie Morgan of Victor, Clinton Co in State of MI, age 17. Present witnesses; Edmund McFilen(sp?) of Olive, Clinton and Clarissa Preston of Olive, Clinton, at Olive township this 26th day of December A.D. 1866. Freeman Preston, Justice of the Peace.
1860 CENSUS Victor, Clinton County, MI
John Morgan 45, farmer born in NY, Amy 39, b.NJ, William 18 NY, Betsy 15 NY, Mary 12 NY, Margaret 9 NY, Catherine 7 NY, Joseph 5 NY, Amy 1 MI.
1870 CENSUS St. Johns, Victor, Clinton, MI (Page 17, June 27, 1870, house #146)... "Daniel Vail 22, b.NY,.. Margaret 19, b.NY,.. Arthur A. 1, b.MI."
1880 CENSUS DeWitt, Clinton, MI (Sheet 344C, house #7388235).. "Daniel Vail 34, b.NY,.. Margeret 28, b.NY,.. Arthur 11, b.MI,.. William 7, b.MI,.. Vernie L. 6, b.MI."
1900 CENSUS Essex Twp, Maple Rapids, Clinton, MI (Sheet 14B, house #372).. "Daniel Vale 54, b.April 1846 NY, parents b.NY,.. Margaret 46, b.March 1854 NY, wife, mother of 5 children, 3 living children, parents b.NY,.. Claude 10, b.Aug 1890 MI."
Clinton County Death Records, #10636
Margaret Vail, married, age 55y 11m, 24d, died in Olive township of stomach trouble, parents: John Morgan & Henry Parliament (Henry!?)
Clinton County Death Record #6095
Claud D. Vail, machinist, age 33y, 12days, divorced, died at Laingsburg of acute gastretis, Sept 13, 1923. father: Daniel Vail, mother: Maggie Morgan.