William J. Dutton

25 September 1868–9 November 1891 (Age 23)
Forrest Dale, Chester Twp, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

The Life of William J.

When William J. Dutton was born on 25 September 1868, his father, George Gibbons Dutton, was 25 and his mother, Mary Levis James Dutton, was 22. He lived in Middletown Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 November 1891, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Media, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Gibbons Dutton
Mary Levis James Dutton
Laura Irene Dutton
William J. Dutton
D Jonathan Dutton

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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.
1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 6

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 7

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Wm J Dutton in household of Geo B Dutton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William J Dutton in household of George G Dutton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William J. Dutton, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

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