Nellie M. Dutton

22 September 1855–
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nellie M.

When Nellie M. Dutton was born on 22 September 1855, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Dutton, was 35 and her mother, Catharine Tobler, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Henry Dutton
1820–1897
Catharine Tobler
1819–1899
Elizabeth Frances Dutton
1840–1910
Mary Emaline Dutton
1841–1862
Sarah Caroline Dutton
1843–1901
Elijah Thomas Dutton
1845–1862
Amanda Jane Dutton
1847–
Lucinda Dutton
1849–1860
Laura Ann Dutton
1850–1855
Adam Haywood Dutton
1853–1854
Martin D Dutton
1855–1928
Nellie M. Dutton
1855–

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Dutton

    Male1820–1897Male

    Female1819–1899Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1840–1910Female

    Mary Emaline Dutton

    Female1841–1862Female

    Sarah Caroline Dutton

    Female1843–1901Female

    Elijah Thomas Dutton

    Male1845–1862Male

    Amanda Jane Dutton

    Female1847–Female

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World Events (3)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Dutton, especially those in Cheshire and Lancashire. The first of these is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from Old English personal name Dudd(a) ( see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nelly M. Dutten, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Nellie M. Dutton, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Nellie M. Dutton, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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