From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 412, West Point Township, White County, Indiana
"DANIEL IRION was born in Fayette County, Ohio, November 4, 1834, and is one of the ten children of ANDERSON and SOPHIA (DRAGOO) IRION. When eighteen years old, DANIEL came to West Point Township, White County, Indiana, and has resided in his present location since 1875. On July 22, 1860, he was married to MARY E. DELLINGER, by whom he had three children - MAY S., IDA I. (deceased), and EDNA D. MR. IRION's residence is nine miles southwest of Reynolds, on a fine and cultivated farm of 220 acres. His chief crops are corn, oats and hay; he also gives some attention to raising cattle and hogs. He has many improvements, including good house, stabling, fencing, etc. MR. IRION has served four terms as Township Trustee, in which position he was extremely popular. He is one of the earliest settlers of the township, a self-made man, a genial gentleman, and a worthy and esteemed citizen."