The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Daniel Diehl, farmer, Sec. 22; P. O. Johnstown; owns eighty acres; was born in Coles Co., Ill., Jan. 1., 1848, and lived with his parents until 21 years of age. He was married to Martha M. Odell Dec. 21, 1868; she was born in Coles Co., Ill., Sept. 9, 1849, and has had five children, three of whom are living, viz., Frank E., Albert L. and Mary E.; deceased, two infants. Mr. Diehl's parents are natives of Pennsylvania; Mrs. Diehl's, of Tennessee.
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township