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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Pickel Dutton
Sarah Elizabeth Harben
Marriage: 1 January 1868
Barbara Josephine Dutton
Gertrude Dutton
Doris America Dutton
Grace Ethel Dutton
Clement Lester Dutton

Spouse and Children

1 January 1868
. Knox. Indiana


Parents and Siblings



    Katherine Dutton


    John Henry Dutton



    Thomas Jefferson Dutton



+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.

Age 9

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

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.