How Related: My 3rd-great-grandfather
Born: 7 June 1827 in Glengarry Co., Ontario, Canada
Parents: Donald MacARTHUR (d. bef. 1842) and Catherine Anne "Nancy" MUNRO (dates unknown)
Siblings: Arthur "Duncan" (b. 1818), and sister Jesse D. MacARTHUR (1822 - c. 1903)
Married: 27 February 1863 to Martha JOHNSON (1844 - 1897), probably in Montcalm Co., Michigan
Children: Henry A. (1865 - 1944), Daniel Thomas (1867 - 1945), Catherine A. "Kate" (1869 - 1956), George Clinton "Clint" (1871 - 1936), my ancestor Mary E. "Mae" (1875 - 1959), William Edward "Will" (1880 -1873), and Arlie Mae (1884 - 1971)
Enlisted: 17 December 1861 at Evergreen, Michigan in Co. I, 1st Sharpshooter's (Bergan's) Regiment, U.S. Volunteers; private. Charge of desertion. Enlisted again in same company on 4 March 1862.
Side served: Union
Discharged: see biographical information, below
Source: Four generations of M(a)cArthurs. Photograph. C. 1917. Original photograph believed to be in the possession of Nancy Masten Peugh, Manton, Michigan. 1999.
Biography or Information of Interest: In the photograph above, Daniel is seated with his great-granddaughter, believed to be Katherine L. YORK. Her father, Daniel's grandson, Ernest Lee YORK is standing on the left. Ernest's mother, Daniel's daughter, Mary E. "Mae" (McARTHUR) YORK RANDELL is standing in the back. Mae is also my 2nd-great-grandmother. See my Wordless Wednesday follow-up post about Daniel here for more information about his life and military experience.
Buried: Hill (Danley) Cemetery, Fulton Twp., Gratiot Co., Michigan