Joseph Pickel Dutton

2 April 1837–4 April 1931 (Age 94)
Palmyra Township, Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Pickel

When Joseph Pickel Dutton was born on 2 April 1837, his father, Jacob Dutton, was 32 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Steffey, was 21. He married Sarah Elizabeth Harben on 1 January 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Knox, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 4 April 1931, at the age of 94, and was buried in Palmyra Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Pickel Dutton
1837–1931
Sarah Elizabeth Harben
1847–1911
Marriage: 1 January 1868
Barbara Josephine Dutton
1868–1953
Gertrude Dutton
1870–1972
Doris America Dutton
1873–1954
Grace Ethel Dutton
1880–1971
Clement Lester Dutton
1883–1962

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1868
. Knox. Indiana
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Katherine Dutton

    Female1835–Female

    John Henry Dutton

    Male1835–1898Male

    Male1837–1931Male

    Thomas Jefferson Dutton

    Male1840–1931Male

    Male1842–1917Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 4

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd(a) ( see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph D Dutton in household of Jacob Dutton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Pickel Dutton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph P Dutton in entry for Doris A Smith, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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