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Daniel P. Duree

Male 1831 - 1904  (73 years)


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  • Name Daniel P. Duree  [1, 2
    Born 17 Aug 1831  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Dec 1904  Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Dec 1904  Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159627  My Genealogy

    Father *George Duree,   b. 20 Aug 1801, Hardin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1879, Franklin Township, Putnam County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burlington,   b. Abt 1810, Virginia-Irish Ancestry Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1844, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 1825  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • After Elizabeth's death, George returned to Kentucky and mar (2) wife.
    Family ID F9339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda C. Crooks,   b. Apr 1832, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1914, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1854  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary J. Duree,   b. 26 Apr 1855, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1856  (Age 1 years)
     2. Miranda A. Duree,   b. 4 Oct 1856, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1859  (Age 2 years)
     3. George F. Duree,   b. 7 Dec 1858, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1860  (Age 1 years)
     4. Edwin Duree,   b. 10 Nov 1860, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1862  (Age 1 years)
     5. Martha A. Duree,   b. 2 Jun 1864, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1865, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. William C. Duree,   b. 4 Sep 1866, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1960, Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     7. Eleanor Duree,   b. 22 Nov 1868, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Charles H. Duree,   b. 23 Jul 1871, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1880  (Age 8 years)
     9. Anna L. Duree,   b. 31 Jul 1873, Bridgeton, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DANIEL DUREE', b. 17 Aug 1831, mar 23 Apr 1854, Lucinda C. Crooks, b.Apr 1832, dau. of Dr. William B. Crooks and Martha C. Johnston.Daniel was first a farmer and moved to Hardin County, Kentucky, withhis father. In 1850 he was employed on the farm of John Irwin, hisstep-mother's son. He then followed flat boating on the Ohio andMississippi rivers until he married. After studying for the practiceof medicine which was not followed, he worked at the carpenter'strade. (Civil War) On 25 Sep 1861, he enlisted as a private inCompany A, 14th Regiment of volunteers, and took part in the battlesof Winchester, Antietam, Fredericksburg and others. He was wounded atthe Battle of Fredericksburg and spent time in the hospital atWashington, D.C. During some of this time his wife joined him as anurse until Aug. 1862. He was discharged 13 Feb 1863. Upon returningto civilian life, Daniel was employed in a dry goods store inBridgeton, Indiana, and operated his own grocery store from 1871 untilit burned in 1878. He then ran a similar store in Elizabethtown,Kentucky, for one year. He was appointed Postmaster in Bridgeton andheld that position for a number of years, with the exception of theCleveland administration. He also was a Justice of the Peace from1868 to 1872, and continued in the general merchandise business untilretirement. Daniel d 2 Dec 1904 at Bridgeton, and his wife on 4 Dec1914.
      703 Mary J., b 26 Apr 1855, d 26 Apr 1856
      704 Miranda A., b 4 Oct 1856, d 20 Sept 1859
      705 George F., b 7 Dec 1858, d 6 July 1860
      706 Edwin b 10 Nov 1860, d 3 Jan 1862
      707 Martha A., b 2 June 1864, d 17 Sept 1865
      +708 William C., b 4 Sept 1866
      +709 Eleanor b 22 Nov 1868
      710 Charles H., b 23 July 1871, d 15 May 1880
      +711 Anna L., b 31 July 1873"
      References:
      1). "Page 196-197, #408--"Durie Family PC 929.2 Public Library,Rockville, Parke County, Indiana; Published 1985 By Howard I. Durie,Pomona, New York. Book reference: Durie, H.I., THE DIRIE FAMILY,Pomona, New York 1985.
      2). History of Vigo & Parke Counties, Indiana, Beckwith, 1880.
      3). Portrait and Biographical Record of Montgomery, Parke andFountain Counties, Indiana, Chapman, 1893.

      "Durie Family PC 929.2 Public Library, Rockville, Parke County,Indiana; Published 1985 By Howard I. Durie, Pomona, New York. Bookreference: Durie, H.I., THE DIRIE FAMILY, Pomona, New York 1985.Proof of maternal descendents of William H. Elkins dating from 1630 tothe present time. Pages from the beginning of the book to p. 197 havebeen copied and are in the ELKINS HISTORY VOLUME, Farner, Tyler, andDuree Families. Pages 1-410."
      "THE DURIER/DURIE/DUREE FAMILY FROM UTRECHT, HOLLAND." (France)

      CIVIL WAR enlistment: Company A, Fourteenth (14th) Indiana Infantry(See Below)
      Battles:
      Rich Mountains
      Green Briar
      Huntsville
      Ramley (Va.)
      Columbus (Md.)
      Winchester (Va.)
      Strausburg
      Winchester
      South Mountain
      Antietam
      Fredricksburg
      His wife Lucinda also served her country as a NURSE beginning byjoining her husband at Camp Winchester in Virginia. She continued asa nurse for some time at Hagerstown before returning home toBridgeton, Parke County, Indiana.
      This information is taken out as an excerpt from Montgomery - PutmanCounty, Portrait and Biographical Record, page 135, "DUREE"
      "DANIEL DUREE"
      "..., so he entered upon the trade of a carpenter, which he followeduntil the breaking out of the Civil War. At the first call for troopshe responded promptly and enlisted in Company A, Fourteenth IndianaInfantry, as a private in the three months service. However, heafterward entered the service for three years, and was at once sent tothe front.
      Early in July of 1861, our subject received his first baptism of rebelfire at the battle of Rich Mountains. Afterwards, he participated inthe engagements of Green Brier, Huntsville, Ramley (Va.), Columbus(Md.), Winchester (Va.), and at Strausburg, after he was in camp atWinchester. Here his wife joined him and was most helpful inadministering to the wants of the sick of wounded soldiers, and hereshe had some experience in real warfare. The Rebels drove the Unionsoldiers out of their quarters and they compelled to retreat toWilliamsport, a distance of thirty-six miles. All this distance shewas exposed to murderous fire from rebel guns, but she was as brave asany soldier in the ranks. She afterward remained for some time as anurse in the hospital at Hagertown, and August 1, 1862, returned toher home at Bridgeton.
      Among other engagements in which our subject participated may bementioned the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. In the last engagement he was wounded in the right hand and wasobliged to to to the hospital at Washington. Being unfit for furtherservice he was discharged February 13, 1863. He was appointedPostmaster during the administration of andrew Johnson, and has heldthis position ... ". "Later he returned to Bridgeton, ... "[Transcribed by, sljuhl, 11 July 2005]

      NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
      CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS AND SAILORS SYSTEM
      <http//www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm>
      Daniel Duree (First_Last) Regiment Name 14 Indiana Infantry Side UnionCompany A Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Cpl. AlternateName Notes Film Number M540 roll 21
      UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS

      14th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
      Organized at Terre Haute, Ind., for one year's service May, 1861.Reorganized for three years' service and mustered in June 7, 1861.(1st three years Regiment organized in Indiana.) Moved toIndianapolis, Ind., June 24, thence to Clarksburg, W. Ya., July 5.Attached to 1st Brigade, Army of Occupation, West Virginia, toSeptember, 1861. Reynolds' Cheat Mountain District, W. Va., toDecember, 1861. 1st Brigade, Lander's Division, Army of the Potomac,to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, Shields' 2nd Division, Banks' 5th ArmyCorps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to May 1862. 1stBrigade, Shields' Division, Dept. of the Rappanhannock, to June, 1862.Kimball's Independent Brigade, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, toSeptember, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March,1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864.
      SERVICE.-Campaign in West Virginia July 7-17, 1861. Battle of RichMountain July 11 (Reserve). Moved to Cheat Mountain July 13, and dutythere till October. Operations on Cheat Mountain September 11-17.Cheat Mountain Summit September 12. Action at Greenbrier River October3-4. Duty at Huttonsville, Philippi and Romney till January 10, 1862.Expedition to Blue's Gap January 6-7. Hanging Rock, Blue's Gap,January 7. Moved to Paw Paw Tunnel January 10, and duty there tillMarch 5. Advance on Winchester, Va., March 5-15. Battle of WinchesterMarch 23. Columbia Furnace April 16. Occupation of Mt. Jackson April17. March to Fredericksburg May 12-21, and return to Front Royal May25-30. Front Royal May 30. Expedition to Luray June 3-7. Forced marchto Port Republic June 8-9. Battle of Port Republic June 9 (Reserve).Moved to Alexandria June 29, thence to Harrison Landing June 30-July2. Chickahominy Swamps July 3-5. Saxall's, Herring Creek, HarrisonLanding July 4. At Harrison Landing till August 15. Moved toAlexandria, thence to Centreville August 16-29. In works atCentreville and cover Pope's retreat to Washington August 29-September2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South MountainSeptember 14; Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W.Va., September 22, and duty there till October 30. Reconnoissance toLeesburg October 1-2. Berry's Ford Gap November 1. March to Falmouth,Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April.Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of ChancellorsvilleMay 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle ofGettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24.Detached on duty at New York City during draft disturbances August 16to September 6. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and BristoeOctober 14. Blackburn's Ford October 15. Advance to line of theRappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2.Robertson's Tavern or Locust Grove November 27. Demonstration on theRapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign fromthe Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battle of the WildernessMay 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10.Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient "BloodyAngle" May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-6. Left front June 6.Mustered out June 16, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruitstransferred to 20th Indiana Infantry.
      Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 139 Enlisted men killedand mortally wounded and 72 Enlisted men by disease. Total 222.
      Note: Daniel was a brother to Martha Duree Elkins and brother-n-lawto William H. Elkins. His wife Lucinda also served her country as aNURSE beginning by joining her husband at Camp Winchester in Virginia,and was involved in the retreat of the Union Soldiers to Williamsport,Virginia. Here she became experienced in real warfare. The rebelsdrove the Union soldiers out of their quarters and they were compelledto retreat to Williamsport, a distance of thirty-six miles. All thisdistance she was exposed to the murderous fire from the rebel guns,but she was as brave as any soldier in the ranks. She continued as anurse for some time at Hagerstown before returning home to Bridgeton,Indiana. Please see the Duree Family Book for family information onDaniel P. Duree. She was the daughter of Doctor William B. Crooks,and the sister to Doctor James Crooks of Bridgeton, Indiana. Danielmarried Lucinda C. Crooks Duree and they had nine children together.
      Compiled from the above web page by, SLJuhl on 08 April 2005.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3004] Citation Text: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS AND SAILORSSYSTEM .

    2. [S3005] Citation Text: 1. History of Vigo & Parke Counties, Indiana,Beckwith, 1880. 2. Portrait and Biographical Record of Montgomery,Parke and Fountain Counties, Indiana, Chapman, 1893.