Daniel Howard was born in Baldoyle in County Dublin and baptised on the 10th March 1795. His parents were Christopher Howard born c. 1760 who married Catherine Green, and they had the following baptisms:-
Joseph 12th Nov 1784
Patrick c 1786
Christopher 26 Dec 1787
William 4 Apr 1790
John 1 June 1792 and Daniel 1st March 1795. Descendants of Patrick live in Malahide Dublin to this day.