Amos Harrison Dalton

1839–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Amos Harrison

When Amos Harrison Dalton was born in 1839, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Smallwood Jefferson Dalton, was 26 and his mother, Rebecca Eskew, was 27. He lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Grove Station Church, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Smallwood Jefferson Dalton
1813–1894
Rebecca Eskew
1812–1896
William Mc Crager Dalton
1833–1863
John Dalton
1840–
Allen Dalton
1835–1847
Malinda Ann Dalton
1838–1925
Amos Harrison Dalton
1839–
Sarah Dalton
1841–
Lucy Frances Dalton
1843–1874
Lewis Rector " Rex" Dalton
1846–1914
Smallwood Jefferson Dalton
1848–1931
Andrew Jackson Dalton
1848–1916
Rebecca Dalton
1849–
Mary Rebecca Dalton
1850–1934
Sarah "Elizabeth" Dalton
1851–1882
Robert Augustus Dalton
1854–1928
Jane Jennie Dalton
1856–

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 21

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Cumbria, County Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, and Yorkshire, named Dalton, from Old English dæl ‘valley’ ( see Dale ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Autun (D’Autun) in Seine-et-Loire, France. The place name derives from the Latin form Augustodunum, a compound of the imperial name Augustus + the Gaulish element dūn ‘hill’, ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harrison Dolton in household of S Dolton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amos H Dalton in household of J Dalton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amos Harrison Dalton - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Amos Harrison Dalton

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