Daniel's obituary appeared on 14 September 1877 in the Anderson Democrat, Anderson, Indiana, and it read;
"Died at his residence 2 1/2 miles south of Anderson, Sept. 11th, 1877, Daniel Stanley, of typhoid pneumonia, aged 77 years, 11 months and 1 day. The deceased was born in North Carolina October 10th, 1799, and settled in Madison county, near where he died, in 1826. He was the father of 11 children, ten of whom survive him. He was a quiet and peaceful citizen and a good neighbor. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. S. Burnett of Anderson.".261
Children of Daniel Stanley and Elizabeth Perkins were as follows:
i. John6 Stanley , born 8 December 1821 at Gallia Co., Ohio; married Mary Joanna (--?--)
ii. George Stanley , born 5 June 1824 at Gallia Co., Ohio; married Sarah Jane Cossell
iii. Annie Stanley was born on 23 February 1826 at Madison Co., Indiana. She married George Ellsworth
iv. Elizabeth Stanley was born on 4 May 1828 at Madison Co., Indiana. She married John Harmeson
v. Milton Stanley was born on 27 December 1830 at Madison Co., Indiana.
vi. Rebecca Stanley was born on 8 December 1832 at Madison Co., Indiana. She married Caleb Vandevender She died at Missouri.
vii. Eli Stanley was born on 10 December 1833 at Madison Co., Indiana. He married Elizabeth Brackett on 30 March 1858 at Sullivan Co., Missouri.
viii. Alfred Stanley , born 1 February 1836 at Madison Co., Indiana; married Sarah Rector
ix. Mary Stanley was born on 11 March 1838 at Madison Co., Indiana.265 She married William Makemore
x. Nancy Stanley was born on 24 May 1842 at Madison Co., Indiana. She married Moses Brothers She married Hiram Surber son of Moses Surber and Elizabeth Taylor on 18 November 1884 at Madison Co., Indiana.
xi. Malinda Stanley was born on 2 February 1845 at Madison Co., Indiana. She married James Childs on 2 November 1876. She died on 10 May 1908.