Read your post with interest. Although your Daniel is probably not related directly to the one I'm searching for, you have the latest post and may have run across the person I'm looking for.
Daniel De Arcy (varient spellings), bn 25 Sep 1835 St Johns, Quebec, Canada, d 17 May 1902. Married 19 Sep 1859 to Adelia Mary Walsh, bn 15 May 1840 of Bal (Balla?), Mayo, Ireland, d 28 Sep 1928.
Info from family sources: "Daniel D'arcy, born the 15 th day of September in 1835 at St. Johns, Upper Canada.Removed afterward to Fisher's Ferry, New York State, and from there to Schenectady and thence to Calumet, Indiana. (This was taken from the D'Arcy Family Bible.) The name is found spelled two ways D'Arcy and De Arcy."
"Daniel D'Arcy----Farmer and stock raiser Section 2, post office Girard was born in the province of Quebec, in 1835 and was reared in Saratoga and Schenectady Counties N.Y.At the age of 25 he went to Indiana, and engaged in the railroad industry, which he followed there for several years.He afterward engaged in farming, and carried it on until 1877, when he came here, and has been actively connected with the present industry here since. He was married in September 1859, to Miss Adelia Walsh, who was born in the County of Mayo, Ireland in 1841 and was reared in Troy N.Y.They have a family of four sons and three daughters Patrick William, Annie, Mary, John Edward, Daniel Jr., Adelia and James Emmett.The family are members of the Roman Catholic Church.His farm contains 240 acres of improved land, well watered and stocked, good buildings and an orchard of well assorted fruits and a nice lot of forest trees.Mr. D'Arcy has worked actively in the development of the social and industrial life of this locatlity since coming here."
Any help on his parents and before would be appreciated.