Nashville Globe – 22 Feb 1907
Mr. Daniel Payne, father of Mr. Benjamin Payne, of Winter street, died Saturday morning after a prolonged illness. Mr. Payne was 110 years old, and had been a devout Christian for 60 years. He had been married four times and had thirty-five children. Mr. Payne blasted out the foundation of the capitol building of Tennessee. He died in full triumph of faith.