Daniel Whitlow was born in 1795 in Kentucky, to Pleasant Whitlow and Tabitha Tudor. He married Francis Ray “Fannie” Tison on May 6th, 1835. Daniel moved to Illinois in the mid 1800s, and is listed in the 1850 census for Greene County, Illinois as a farmer.
Daniel and Fannie had four children:
- Peter Wade Whitlow, born in 1826
- William Wyatt Whitlow, born on April 1, 1834
- Willis D. Whitlow, born about 1836
- Mary Tabitha Whitlow, born about 1839