Birthbet 9 Aug 1769 and 7 Aug 1770, Ireland105
Death8 Aug 1859, Philadelphia, PA
Death MemoObituary
BurialPhiladelphia, PA163
Burial MemoTrinity Church (Oxford) Cemetary
Misc. Notes
“one of four brothers who emigrated from Ireland and founded homes in the United States.”415

1800 Census, PA, Montomery Co, Cheltenham (at Philadelpha Co border) , p 701
Daniel ARBUCKLE, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female <10, 1 female10-15, and 1 female 16-25

Daniel appears in Montgomery Co tax records from Mar 1801 through Mar 1813, in Cheltenham Twp. He does not appear in Mar 1800, nor from Mar 1814 through Mar 1817 inclusive. For much of this period, he only pays an occupation tax as a “labourer,” but he does pay tax on a cow in 1804, and 1806-11. In 1812, it appears that his occupation is more prosperous than others, since he is taxed at triple the value of some other people. A check of Montgomery Co land records reveals no property owned by Daniel during this period.

Daniel Arbuckle, native of Ireland (a former subject of the king of the United Kingdon of Great Britain and Ireland), then a resident of Philadelphia County, made a Petition for Naturalization in the “Court of Common Pleas now holding a Court of Quarter Sessions for Philadelphia County” on 19-Sep-1808. Copy in possession of Doug Arbuckle.105 It appears that Daniel made his mark instead of a signature, suggesting that he could not write. The petition states that Daniel had resided within the United States for upward of twelve years, placing his immigration no later than about 1796. William Rowland was the citizen who supported Daniel’s petition; Mr. Rowland signed his name. It is unclear what relationship existed between Daniel and William Rowland.

1810 Census, PA, Montomery Co, Cheltenham (at Philadelpha Co border) , p 1062
Daniel ARBUCKLE, 2 males <10, 1 male 26-44, 2 females <10, and 1 female 26-44

1820 Census, PA, Philadelphia Co, Bristol Twnshp, p 24
Daniel ARBUCKLE, 1 male <10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male ≥45, 1 female <10, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 26-44

1830 Census, PA, Philadelphia Co, Bristol Twnshp, p 131
Daniel ARBUCKLE, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 50-59
NOTE: Philip A RICKARDS lived next door to Daniel, 2 males 20-29, 1 female <5, 1 female 20-29

1840 Census, PA, Philadelphia Co, Bristol Twnshp, p 188
Daniel ARBUCKLE, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 60-69

Based on Montgomery Co Tax records (Lower Merion Twp), Daniel Arbuckle “Sr” may have worked as late in his life as April, 1845. He paid an “occupation tax” that was half that of his son and John “Metecroft”.

1850 Census, PA, Philadelphia Co, Upper Manayunk Ward, p 116, dwelling 541, family 579
Daniel ARBUCKLE, age 37, male, Manufacturer, born in PA
Mary Arbuckle, age 34, female, born in PA
Saml Arbuckle, age 5, male, born in PA
Esther Arbuckle, age 3, female, born in PA
Danl J Arbuckle, age 9/12, male, born in PA
Daniel Arbuckle, age 76, male, born in Ireland
Biddy Bristling(?), age 29, female, born in Ireland

From the Aug. 9, 1859 issue of the Public Ledger, a Philadelphia newspaper:
"On the 8th inst., DANIEL ARBUCKLE, Sr., in the 90th year of his age. His friends and those of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his son, on Main street, Manayunk, this (Tuesday) afternoon, 9th, at 1 o'clock. To proceed to Oxford Church."
[wording of this obituary was confirmed by Paul T Arbuckle viewing of microfilm on 2-Oct-99]

“Oxford Church” is more recently known as “Trinity Church, Oxford (Episcopal)”, founded 1698, located at the corner of Rising Sun Ave and Disston St in Philadelphia. A tombstone inscription book for this church has entries for Daniel Arbuckle and his wife Esther.163

Oxford Avenue at Longshore      215/745-6114
Mail to: 6901 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111      FAX 215/745-1258

Tombstone location (to within 7 ft estimated accuracy) as measured by Garmin GPS V unit:
N 40deg 03.285min, W75deg 05.214min, Altitude 153 ft
I believe that he immigrated To US From Ireland (Northern?) circa 1791-96

** Need to check Philadelphia Co sources for his living location prior to 1800 Census (summer of 1800)

There were five different given names of individuals from Tyrone on the Irish Flax Growers List of 1796: Daniel, James, John, Joseph, and Samuel. if it is true that Daniel was one of four brothers that emigrated from Ireland, then it seems reasonable to look for individuals immgrating to the US in the late 1790s or early 1800s with these given names. Samuel being the most plausible since Daniel had a son named Samuel.
Death15 Oct 1844, PA
Death Memo“at Rocky Hill, near Manayunk”
BurialPhiladelphia, PA163
Burial MemoTrinity Church (Oxford) Cemetary
Misc. Notes
Buried at Trinity Church (Oxford) Cemetary.

On the 15th inst, at Rocky Hill, near Manayunk, Mrs HESTER ARBUCKLE, consort of Daniel Arbuckle, in the 69th year of her age.522
Marriagebef 1800
Marr Memobased on 1st child’s birth
ChildrenSusan (Died as Child) (1800-1803)
 Robert (Died before age 25) (1802-1822)
 Samuel (1804-1874)
 Ann (1806-1884)
 Elizabeth (1809-1871)
 Susanna (1811-1887)
 Daniel T (1813-1891)
 Ester (Died as Child) (1816-1817)
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