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Daniel, Jacklocked

(05 September 1850?–10 October 1911)
  • Stacey Hamilton

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Daniel, Jack (05 September 1850?–10 October 1911), distiller, was born Jasper Newton Daniel in Lynchburg, Tennessee, the son of Calaway Daniel. His mother's name and the exact date of his birth are unknown, a fire in the Lynchburg courthouse having destroyed his birth records. He grew up as one of thirteen children in the small town of Lynchburg, the county seat of Moore County, about seventy miles southeast of Nashville. At the age of seven, “Jack,” who had been raised by a family friend, was sent to work on a farm owned by Dan Call, a Lutheran minister who owned a whiskey still....

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