When Thomas Leander Dalton was born in 1839, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, his father, Enoch Dalton, was 28 and his mother, Jane Harrell, was 29. He married Jennetta Camper-Laughner on 14 February 1854, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 15 April 1862, in Loudon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 23.
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 .
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