- Daniel was born in Gatlinburg and spent most of his life there. He and his first wife, Elizabeth King, lived in Wears Cove for a few years, returning to Gatlinburg after the Civil War. After Elizabeth's death he spent a brief time in Bollinger County Missouri and Knox County, Tennessee, then returned to Gatlinburg for his remaining years. He was a farmer.
Daniel W. S. (West) served the Union during the Civil War. Enlisting at Camp Lamborn near Pine Knob, Kentucky on 10 May 1862 in Company G, 6th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, he was discharged at Nashville, Tennessee, 17 May 1865. He spent about two weeks at Armory Square General Hospital in Washington, D.C., in February of 1865. His personal description at that time was: 5 feet 9 inches in height, fair complexion, blue eyes and dark hair.
All the children of both marriages and their birth dates were listed in the pension application papers.
"Smoky Mountain Clans", Donald B. Reagan, 1978, p 16, 34.
"Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 3", Donald B. Reagan, 1983, p 196, 232, 234, 254.
"The Book of Ragan/Reagan", Donald B. Reagan, 1993, p 151, 152.
Dee Lansford GEDCOM, 24 September 1995.