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Joseph Rad McDaniel

Male 1911 - Deceased

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  • Name Joseph Rad McDaniel 
    Born 2 Jun 1911  Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Deceased 
    • Rad worked at a refinery. He was a Feed & Seed Manager, automotive parts salesman and manager. He also had a
      dairy farm. Anita and Rad lived on the Sid Bassett home place, where they had a dairy farm. They kept the place in a high state of repair. It is a beautiful farm and has been in the same family for over 100 years.

      Cooke County History: Past and Present
      Joseph Rad and Mary Anita (Hafford) McDaniel

      Joseph Rad McDaniel was born June 02, 1910, in Cooke County, Texas.
      Rad was the oldest of four children born to Jim and Sally McDaniel. Mary Anita
      (Hafford) was born February 11, 1910, in Cooke County, Texas, in the
      Woodbine/Dye community. Mary Anita was the third oldest child of four children
      born to Luther and Amy Hafford. Amy Hafford died when Mary Anita was three
      years of age. Luther never remarried.
      Rad and Mary Anita married on July 11, 1936. Rad worked at Tydal
      Refinery, Gainesville, Texas, during the early years of their marriage, and
      they lived in Gainesville. Later, they moved to the farm, and Rad was a farmer
      and dairyman while also working in Gainesville in the feed business and
      automotive parts retail business.
      Mary Anita was a homemaker and community leader, returned to college,
      and subsequently taught homemaking at the Gainesville State School for Girls.
      Rad and Mary Anita retired in 1975.
      Rad and Mary Anita had three children: Jerry, the eldest, Bob, and
      Sandy. Jerry married Carla Jo Bush of Gainesville and moved to Virginia. Bob
      married Dartha Lynch, divorced, and resides in California. Sandy married Joe
      Nichols, and they reside on the fourth-generation farm where Sandy was raised.
      The farm was first purchased by Mary Anita's grandfather, Sidney Algern
      Bassett, in 1883. Her father, Luther Hafford, resided here next, and Mr.
      Hafford then sold the farm to Mary Anita and Rad McDaniel.
      Mary Anita developed Alzheimer's Disease and is and has been a nursing
      home resident since 1983.
      Rad, at age eighty-one, remains active and healthy, and, as suc
      tends to the needs of Mary Anita at the nursing home, which required almost
      sixty miles driving on a daily basis. Article by Joe Nichols.
    Person ID I21582  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2011 

    Family Mary Anita Hafford,   b. 11 Feb 1910, Sarita, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased 
    Married 11 Jul 1936  Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mary and Joseph were married by Ray Hand, Minister.
    +1. Jerry Carroll McDaniel,   b. Private  [Private]
    +2. Bobby Luther McDaniel,   b. Private  [Private]
    +3. Sandra Jo McDaniel,   b. Private  [Private]
    Family ID F08462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart