When Lula Ella Dalton was born on 10 July 1890, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, her father, William Fredrick Dalton, was 29 and her mother, Clara Josephine Martin, was 11. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with John Lucian Boone. She died on 4 February 1982, in Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States, at the age of 91.
English and Irish: habitational name from any of various places called Dalton in Westmorland, Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, and Yorkshire, from Old English dæl ‘valley’ (see Dale ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.
History: The surname was taken to Ireland by English traders in the early 13th century .