Sarah Ann Dalton

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Dalton was born on 30 May 1854, in Mine La Motte, Madison, Missouri, United States, her father, Jeremiah Dalton, was 21 and her mother, Nancy Jane Hurst, was 27. She married Benjamin J. Buxton on 23 March 1873, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Fredericktown, Louisiana Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 10 October 1922, in Mine La Motte, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mine La Motte Cemetery, Mine La Motte Township, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Christian Levi Womack
Sarah Ann Dalton
Marriage: 3 November 1881
Nancy Elizabeth Womack
Maggie May Womack
Ida Myrtle Womack
Nellie M Womack
John Frank Womack
Lucinda Womack
Florence Womack

Sources (19)

  • Sarah Dalton in household of Jeremiah Dalton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Dalton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Sarah A Dalton Womack, "Find A Grave Index"

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1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.


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

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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