A. N. McDaniel, a prominent citizen of Lake Village and popular saloon-keeper, was born in the State of Kentucky on
January 8, 1841, and is the son of Isaac and Nancy McDaniel. The father is a farmer in the Blue-Grass State. The paternal
grandfather of the subject of this sketch was in the War of 1812, and at the battle of New Orleans. Of the eleven children
in the family only the following are now living, viz.: W. H., A. N., Melissa (Mrs. James Brown), Josh B., Susan, Mary,
Allie A. (wife of William Carlisle), James F. and Eliza J. (wife of Thomas Miggins).
A. N. McDaniel, the subject of this sketch, was educated in the common schools of his native county, and at the age of
twenty-one commenced life for himself in a financial way by working on a farm, but only labored a short time. When he
came to Chicot County he engaged in planting for two years, and in 1880 commenced the saloon business and was in that
two years, when he sold out and engaged in running a tug on Lake Chicot from 1882 to 1885. At the end of which time he
once more opened a saloon, and since 1886 he has been freight agent at this place.
He was married, in 1865, to Miss Sarah F. Brown, daughter of T. C. Brown, of Kentucky, and their union has been
blessed with eight children, viz.: Luella, Verona (wife of H. Webb, of Kentucky), Nannie B., Ernestine, Rosa, Callie,
Thomas and Dessie. Mr. McDaniel owns a large amount of valuable real estate, and is a successful and popular citizen of
the village in which he resides.