|Publish date 1909.|
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1845, York County, Pennsylvania.
Death: Dec. 8, 1919, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Wife: Lydia Shale Daub (1850 - 1924).
Children: Alice Donora Daub Ritzman (1869 - 1941)., Lillie Daub (1885 - 1890).
Burial: Smith Cemetery, Burgoon, Sandusky County, Ohio.
Petersburgh, July 30, 1864; Imprisoned seven months at Danville. Residence Burgoon. Sandusky County, Ohio.
David Daub was about ten years old when his parents moved from York County, Pennsylvania, to Lancaster County, where he was educated and grew to man's estate. On February 20, 1864, he enlisted at Phila- delphia in Company B, in the 45th Penna. Vol. Inf., and served throughout the entire war, participating in many important bat- tles, including the Battle of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and the Battle of Peters- burg. On July 30, 1864, when the mine was exploded at Petersburg, he was taken pris- oner and confined for a period of seven months in the Andersonville Prison, be- ing taken from there to Libby Prison pending an arrangement for an exchange of Federal and Confederate prisoners. In two days he was released from prison and given a fifty days furlough after which he re- turned to the regiment and served on guard duty until the close of the war, being discharged July 17, 1865, at Alexandria, Virginia.
After the war he came to Sandusky County, Ohio, and located on a farm of 120 acres in Jackson Township, where he fol- lowed farming in a general way until April, 1901, when he came to Burgoon, where for a number of years he was engaged in the hardware business and acted as agent for farming implement firms. His hardware establishment was destroyed by fire on Feb- ruary 23, 1908, since which time he has been living in retirement. Mr. Daub still owns his farm, which is operated by his son- in-law, J. I. Rinebolt, and has an interest in a gas plant in this locality.
August 27, 1868, Mr. Daub was married to Lydia Shale, a daughter of John and Katherine (Crites) Shale, who were among the early settlers of Sandusky County. Mr. and Mrs. Daub became parents of the fol- lowing children : Alice D., married Charles Ritzman, of this county and has one child, Leona M.; Sarah C, lives at home; Minnie V., married William White, of Turner, Michigan, and they have two children, Gar- rett and Virgi; Charlotte, married Elmer White, a brother of William White, her sister's husband, and they reside in Gratiot County, Michigan, and have five children; Daisy, Clarence, U. V., Annie and Emma, twins; U. V., who lives on the home farm in Jackson Township, married J. I. Rinebolt, and has one child, Gertrude; Lillie, died aged five years.
Mr. Daub is a member of the G. A. R., Eugene Rawson Post, of Fremont, Ohio. He takes an active nterest in politics, has served as road supervisor, and was ap- pointed by the County Commissioners to see that old soldiers without money were given a proper burial. He is a member of the Evangelical Union Church.