Alvaretta R. Healton

3 August 1861–13 March 1930 (Age 68)
New Salem MM, Howard, Indiana, United States

The Life of Alvaretta R.

When Alvaretta R. Healton was born on 3 August 1861, in New Salem MM, Howard, Indiana, United States, her father, Elwood Healton, was 25 and her mother, Cyrena Rich, was 22. She married Curtis about 1879, in Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Harrison Township, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Windfall, Wildcat Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 13 March 1930, in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Ryan
Alvaretta R. Healton
Marriage: 16 December 1886
James Arthur Ryan
Mr. Reuben Ryan
Ida Melissa Ryan Love
Ira Franklin Ryan
Archie Guy Ryan
Cecil R. C. Ryan
Al Otho Ryan

Spouse and Children

16 December 1886
Tipton, Indiana, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elwood Healton


    Cyrena Rich





    Alvin Scott Healton


    Viola Healton


    Elvadore C Healton


World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Wheelton, an English habitational name from Wheelton in Lancashire or possibly Whilton in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English hwēol ‘wheel’ (perhaps indicating a waterwheel or similar feature) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The spelling Whealton does not appear in current English records.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alfa R Reyan in household of Henry Reyan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alonretta Helton in household of Elwood Helton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ettie Hilton in household of Elwood Hilton, "United States Census, 1880"

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