John Alexander Halliburton

2 October 1851–7 May 1888 (Age 36)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Alexander

When John Alexander Halliburton was born on 2 October 1851, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reuben Pickett Halliburton, was 47 and his mother, Cynthia McMurry, was 45. He married Catherine Holly Peyton on 20 March 1873, in Woodville, Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt River Township, Randolph, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Levick Mill, Randolph, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 7 May 1888, in Cairo, Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Cairo Township, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Halliburton
1851–1888
Catherine Holly Peyton
1855–1945
Marriage: 20 March 1873
Lillie Ridings Halliburton
1874–1960
Maud Halliburton
1876–1932
John A. Halliburton
1878–1878
Junette Krissy Halliburton
1880–1881
Myrtle Halliburton
1884–1948
Halliburton
1884–
Mackie Halliburton
1886–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1873
Woodville, Macon, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1860

Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Haliburton in Berwickshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Halliburton in household of S W Halliburton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John A Halliburton in household of Thomas Halliburton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J Halliburton, "United States Census, 1880"

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