Dillon Talbott

1850–1893 (Age 43)
Toledo, Cumberland, Illinois, United States

The Life of Dillon

When Dillon Talbott was born in 1850, in Toledo, Cumberland, Illinois, United States, his father, John Delmon Talbott, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Evelyn Hedges, was 28. He had at least 3 sons with Marintha Belle Gross. He lived in Long Point, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Monroe Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died in 1893, in Cumberland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Cumberland, Illinois, United States.

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Dillon Talbott
Marintha Belle Gross
Earl Talbott
Edward Dillon Talbot Sr
Herschell Talbott

Spouse & Children

  • Male1850–1893Male

  • Marintha Belle Gross




  • Earl Talbott


  • Edward Dillon Talbot Sr


  • Male1878–1944Male

Parents & Siblings



  • Jane Talbott


  • Almeda G. Talbot


  • Male1848–1911Male

  • Male1850–1893Male

  • Male1852–1923Male

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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 6

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.

Age 13

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

Name Meaning

Variant of Talbot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dillan M Talbott in household of John Talbott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dibon Talbott in household of John Talbott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Dillon Talbott, "United States Census, 1880"

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