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A lot of info, but good stuff.
The info I found was a google on Daniel a while back. A lot of the "research" I
did kept referring a town called Over-Tabley and this website references that
It's interesting, I did the DNA test and came back with a massive amount of
Scandinavian DNA...which is really weird as Daniel is a very English name. My mom's
side is English as well with some Irish thrown in...but the DNA only reflected
Scandinavian. It would appear that the Daniel name originated in Normandy, France with the
Danes who settled there and brought it to England in 1066. All of my research indicates
that my family tree in England originates in the Cheshire/Yorkshire area.
I know my first Daniel in America was James Daniel he emigrated to America sometime in the
early 1700s with his wife Ann Harrison and settled in Virginia. He was Roger's
grandson. My research indicates Anglican as opposed to Puritan. The Daniel's in
Virginia had slaves and that was a no-no for Puritans. Richard Duley Daniel moved west to
Indiana in the early 1800s and that's where my family comes in.
I really think there was a mistake in the Daniel Roger/Roger Daniel input. Could be on
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