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integrity, and sterling qualities of heart and mind.
His grandfather, John McAnulty, was born in Scotland, and came to this country the latter part of the eighteenth century, and located near Chambersburg, Franklin county, Pennsylvania, where he married an Irish lady, and then removed to Indiana county. He engaged in the hotel business, which he followed the remainder of his life. He was a consistent member of the Presbyterian church. His family consisted of three sons and two daughters: Patrick, who served in the War of 1812, at the close of which he settled near Niagara Falls; Michael, father of the subject of this memoir; and John, who died in Jefferson county.
Michael McAnulty was born in Franklin county, and removed to Indiana county with his parents, where he received a liberal education, considering the limited educational facilities of those days, and as a means of gaining a livelihood adopted the pursuits of a farmer, while during the winter he taught in the subscription schools of those early days. He married Mrs. Mary Deane (nee Simpson), and their union was blessed in the birth of seven children. In religious faith he was a member of the United Presbyterian Church. He died at the age of seventy-three years.
Daniel S. McAnulty was reared a farmer boy, and received his early education in the old subscription schools. Since he has been engaged in farming and lumbering, which pursuits he has followed with a marked degree of success. In 1856 he located on a tract of land which he owned, containing four hundred and twenty acres, upon which the town of Barnesboro, this county, is now located.
In religious belief he is a member of the
Church of God. He has always taken an active interest in the progress of the church, and has served as deacon for twenty-five years. He is a member of the Junior Order of American Mechanics, and in political faith adheres to the principles of the Republican party.
July 4, 1843, he wedded Mrs. Eliza Jane McDowell, and to this union have been born seven children: Michael, a sawyer, located at Barnesboro; Nancy, the wife of Samuel Hartzel, of Clearfield county, Pennsylvania; John, deceased; Mary, the wife of A. A. Grumbling, of Barnesboro; Henry McAnulty, sawyer, of Barnesboro; George, a farmer, in Indiana county; Sarah, the wife of Thomas Jones, of Barnesboro, and Frank, a merchant of Barnesboro.
DR. ALBON S. FICHTNER. The man who inherits the spirit and tastes of his immediate ancestors is a fortunate man, for the hindrances which stand between him and the attainment of his ambitions are more easily overcome when he has the helpful sympathy of those who have had similar experiences.