Joseph Pickel Dutton

Brief Life History of Joseph Pickel

When Joseph Pickel Dutton was born on 2 April 1837, in Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Dutton, was 32 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Steffey, was 21. He married Sarah Elizabeth Harbin on 1 January 1868, in Knox, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Knox, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Palmyra Township, Knox, Indiana, United States for about 70 years. He died on 4 April 1931, at the age of 94, and was buried in Royal Oak Cemetery, Bruceville, Washington Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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

Sources (17)

  • Joeph P Dutton in household of Clem L Dutton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph H. Dutton - birth-name: Joseph Pickel Dutton
  • Joseph P Dutton, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

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.


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


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

Name Meaning

English (Cheshire, Lancashire, and Staffordshire): habitational name from either Dutton in Cheshire or Dutton in Lancashire. The first is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’; the second from the 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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