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Daniel Gugel or (Gugie) was born on November 1, 1766, and died on April 10, 1832. He was the eight child out of nine. His parents, Anna Maria and John Christopher Gugel, Sr., were first generation Salzburgers. They settled at Ebenezer, Georgia around 1750. There is no information on the childhood of Daniel. During his adult life, Daniel resided in Savannah, Georgia. In Savannah, he owned several pieces :of property; earned his living as a blacksmith; belonged to The Lutheran Church of the Ascension; and had a wife named Maryann.
Brunjes, Edith T., "A Biography of Daniel Gugel" (1980). Savannah Biographies. 77.