John is most likely the son of Isaac Darland and his wife Jane Morrison.Isaac ws the son of Johannis and Catrina Van Liew Darland and was born ca. 1772-1779 in either Somerset Co NJ or Berkely Co VA.Other sibings were: Lammert b. 1763, Johannis b. 1765, Gerret b. 1767, twins Margarita (Peggy) and Catharine b. 1770 and Abraham b. before 1775.John was killed in Jefferson Co Ky in the fall of 1780.Catharine remarried to William Lucas.Lambert, Isaac and Peggy, who married William Maxwell ended up in Bourbon for a few years,then Isaac went to Preble, and Lambert to Mercer/Anderson Co Ky and then to Parke Co Indiana.Abraham remained in Bourbon/Nicholas and then his part of the County must have become Campbell Co Ky.
Other children: John listed in 1840 Preble Co Census Benjamin lived in Marble Rock Iowa Harrison died in Ohio Morrison b. Nov. 8, 812 M # Ann Shreves in 1838, and #2 Jan. d. 1892 bur Lyons Cem, Fulton Co, ILL. Van LIew lived in Iowa Nathan was a resident of Kansas Isaac d. Ohio Hannah d. Ohio Catharine c. Ohio