Salina Dryden

Female1805–13 November 1873

Brief Life History of Salina

Salina Dryden was born in 1805, in Ohio, United States. She married Alanson Jones on 4 May 1854, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 13 November 1873, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Masonic IOOF Cemetery, Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Jones
1801–about 1872
Salina Dryden
Marriage: 4 May 1854
Henry C Jones
about 1855–1870
Anne Jones

Sources (6)

  • Salina S Dryden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Selina Doyden, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Salina Dryden Jones, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1854Highland, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1810 · Change of capital city

    Age 5

    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 20

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland and Durham) and Scottish: habitational name from either from Dryden in Roxburghshire or Dryden near Roslin in Midlothian, perhaps named from Old English dr̄ge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’. The poet John Dryden (1631–1700) was born in Northamptonshire, after his ancestors had migrated there from Cumbria in the 16th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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