Henry Grady Dalton

Brief Life History of Henry Grady

When Henry Grady Dalton was born on 2 March 1893, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Martin Dalton, was 40 and his mother, Pamelia Elizabeth “Betty” Toms, was 30. He lived in Gilkey Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Union Mills, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1967. He died on 4 June 1967, in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Martin Dalton
1853–1916
Pamelia Elizabeth “Betty” Toms
1863–1944
Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Dalton
1889–1921
Clara Belle Dalton
1895–1948
Grover Cleveland Dalton
1891–1917
Henry Grady Dalton
1893–1967
Fannie Sue Dalton
1896–1992
Ernest Mack Dalton
1898–1937
Ralph Toms Dalton
1899–1975
Effie Jane Dalton
1902–1974

Sources (11)

  • Grady Dalton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Grady Dalton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Henry Grady Dalton, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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