Alice Belle Chesnut1,2,3

ID# 20667, (1862 - 1926)
FatherJohn Chesnut4,5,6,7 (17 Apr 1826 - 16 Dec 1894)
MotherElizabeth Jane Flora4,8,6,7 (abt 1828 - 27 Jan 1899)

Key Events:

Birth: 10 Sep 1862, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania9,10,11,12
Marriage: 11 Oct 1883, Berkeley Co., West Virginia, John H. Daniels (Aug 1856 - 16 Jan 1904)13,14,15
Death: 13 Dec 1926, Pawnee Rock, Kansas16
Burial: Pawnee Rock Cemetery, Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas17
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Alice Belle Chesnut was born on 10 Sep 1862 in Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.9,10,11,12 She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Ft. Littleton, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of her parents, John Chesnut and Elizabeth Jane Flora.18
     She moved to West Virginia with her parents before 1880. She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Hampshire Co., West Virginia, in the household of her parents.5
     Alice married John H. Daniels, son of Andrew Daniels and Sarah [surname unknown], on 11 Oct 1883 in Berkeley Co., West Virginia, with George V. Lerch officiating.13,14,15
     Alice and John H. Daniels moved to Kansas, with their infant son Walter, arriving 15 Mar 1886. His parents followed them a few years later.15 Alice and John appeared on the 1895 State Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas. Their children Dulcie and Vernon were listed as living with them. His parents were either living with them, or close by as they were listed next. This record does not distinguish separate households.19
     Alice and John appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas, enumerated 15 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children Dulcie, Vernon and Andrew were listed as living with them.20
     Her husband died on 16 Jan 1904.15
     Alice appeared on the 1905 State Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas. Her children Dulcie, Vernon, Andrew and Ronald were listed as living with her.21
     Alice was took in boarders to support her young family after the death of her husband.22,23,24,25,26 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas, enumerated 26 Apr 1910, reporting that she owned their home, free of mortgage. Her children Dulcie, Vernon, Andrew and Ronald were listed as living with her. There were also six boarders, all men, ranging in age from 18 to 45. There were two laborers, a carpenter, a general store employee, and two railroad workers.27
     Alice appeared on the 1915 State Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas. Her children Andrew and Ronald were listed as living with her, as were Will Loughridge, age 50, and Henry Miller, age 22. There is no indication whether they were boarders or relatives. Her father-in-law was apparently living close by, as his is listed as in the next dwelling on the record.28
     Alice appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas, on Pawnee Ave., enumerated 30 Jan 1920, reporting that she owned their home, free of mortgage. Her children Andrew and Ronald were listed as living with her, as was her late husband's father, Andrew Daniels. There were also two boarders, both men, ages 21 and 45. One was a telegraph operator for a railroad, and the other a barber with his own shop.29
     She appeared on the 1925 State Census, reporting that she owned her home, free of mortgage. Her son Ronald was listed as living with her.30
     Alice died on 13 Dec 1926 in Pawnee Rock, Kansas, at age 64, at her home.16 She was buried in Pawnee Rock Cemetery, Pawnee Rock, Barton Co., Kansas.17

Children:
     Children with John H. Daniels:

  • Walter C. Daniels22,31 (17 Jun 1884 - 16 Jun 1886)
  • Dulcie M. Daniels32,33,22 (Sep 1887 - 1962)
  • Vernon Chestnut Daniels34,27,22 (15 Mar 1892 - 26 Feb 1968)
  • Andrew Guy Daniels34,27,22 (31 Dec 1897 - 4 Nov 1988)
  • Ronald Cy Daniels35,27,22 (13 Sep 1900 - 26 Apr 1955)

Citations

  1. [S6792] Mrs. H Daniels obituary, Pawnee Rock Herald, shows maiden name as Alice Belle Chestnut.
  2. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Alice R. Chesnut.
  3. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia, shows name as Alice B. Chestnut.
  4. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia.
  6. [S6742] John H. Daniels and Alice B. Chesnut, marriage license and certificate.
  7. [S6728] Berkeley County West Virginia GenWeb, online, "Biography of John Chesnut," submitted by Marilyn Gouge, extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, vol 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, West Virginia, Biographies List (1884).
  8. [S6734] John Chestnut household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hampshire Co., West Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Elizabeth's husband.
  9. [S6792] Mrs. H Daniels obituary, Pawnee Rock Herald, shows date, and state, as West Pennsylvania in one section and West Virginia in another.
  10. [S6791] John Daniels household, 1900 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows month, year, age 37, and state.
  11. [S6742] John H. Daniels and Alice B. Chesnut, marriage license and certificate, shows age 21 at marriage 11 Oct 1883, county, and state.
  12. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 7 and state.
  13. [S6742] John H. Daniels and Alice B. Chesnut, marriage license and certificate, shows date, county, state, and officiant.
  14. [S6791] John Daniels household, 1900 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows married 17 years.
  15. [S6792] Mrs. H Daniels obituary, Pawnee Rock Herald, shows date.
  16. [S6792] Mrs. H Daniels obituary, Pawnee Rock Herald, shows date and at her home.
  17. [S4459] USGenWeb Archives, online, Barton County KS Archives, "Pawnee Rock Cemetery," record for Alice B. Daniels.
  18. [S6733] John Chesnut household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Pennsylvania.
  19. [S6798] J. H. Daniels household, 1895 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock.
  20. [S6791] John Daniels household, 1900 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas.
  21. [S6801] Allie Daniels household, 1905 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock.
  22. [S6792] Mrs. H Daniels obituary, Pawnee Rock Herald.
  23. [S6801] Allie Daniels household, 1905 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock, shows occupation as boarding house.
  24. [S6793] Allie B. Daniels household, 1910 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows occupation as proprietor, industry as boarding house.
  25. [S6794] Allie B. Daniels household, 1920 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows occupation as keeper, industry as boarding house.
  26. [S6803] Mrs. J. H. Daniels household, 1925 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock, shows occupation as boarding & rooming house.
  27. [S6793] Allie B. Daniels household, 1910 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas.
  28. [S6802] Mrs. J. H. Daniels household, 1915 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock.
  29. [S6794] Allie B. Daniels household, 1920 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas.
  30. [S6803] Mrs. J. H. Daniels household, 1925 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock.
  31. [S4459] USGenWeb Archives, online, Barton County KS Archives, "Pawnee Rock Cemetery," record for Walter C. Daniels, shows "Son of J. H. & A. B. Daniels."
  32. [S6798] J. H. Daniels household, 1895 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  33. [S6791] John Daniels household, 1900 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows the girl as daughter of Allie's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  34. [S6791] John Daniels household, 1900 U.S. Census, Barton Co., Kansas, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  35. [S6801] Allie Daniels household, 1905 Kansas State Census, Barton Co., Kansas, Pawnee Rock, shows them apparently living as parent and child.