Cyrena Belle Dalton

22 September 1868–25 August 1945 (Age 76)
DeKalb, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Cyrena Belle

When Cyrena Belle Dalton was born on 22 September 1868, in DeKalb, Missouri, United States, her father, Simeon J Dalton, was 42 and her mother, Frances Merriam Todd, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Warren Downs. She lived in Parker, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1910 and Yakima, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 August 1945, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Warren Downs
Cyrena Belle Dalton
William D Downs
Robert Roy Downs
Francis M Downs

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 2
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 2
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State
Age 21
On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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Sources (21)

  • Belle Dalton in entry for Robert Roy Downs, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Cyrena Dalton in household of Simeon Dalton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Belle C Dalton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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