Biography of Daniel M. McIntosh
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





Daniel M. McIntosh, who lives retired in Madison Township, is a veteran of the Civil War and a member of one of the oldest families in Columbiana County. He was born on a farm, the present site of the Yellow Creek Church in Madison Township, May 6, 1845, and is the son of Alexander and Jeannette (Forbes) McIntosh.

Alexander McIntosh was born in Scotland, as was his wife. When a young man he came to this country and settled on land in Madison Township, where he was extensively engaged in general farming. He later donated his land to the Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church and it was on this site that the church was built. To Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh 12 children were born, of whom Daniel M., the subject of this sketch, was the youngest. Two other brothers served during the Civil War. They were: John F., was killed in battle while serving as a member of Company I, 78th Regi ment; and William T., deceased, served as a member of Company B, 143rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

Daniel M. McIntosh has spent his entire life in Madison Township and until his retirement was extensively engaged in general farming and stock raising. He served during the Civil War with Company B, 143rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Mr. McIntosh is a Republican, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and belongs to the Grand Army of the Republic, being one of three remaining Civil War veterans in Madison Township.

From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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