Mathew William Dalton

1 November 1829–14 March 1918 (Age 88)
Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mathew William

When Mathew William Dalton was born on 1 November 1829, in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, John J Dalton, was 49 and his mother, Mary McGovern, was 34. He married Rozilla Whitaker on 5 December 1850, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 March 1918, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Willard City Cemetery, Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Mathew William Dalton
Rozilla Whitaker
Marriage: 5 December 1850
James Mathew Dalton
William Albert Dalton
Mary Malinda Dalton
Rozilla Marilla Dalton
John Alma Dalton
Jane Emeline Dalton
Martha Melissa Dalton
Ellen Maria Dalton
George Alfred Dalton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1850Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 34
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    History of James Whitaker and Melinda Fischel

    History of James Whitaker and Melinda Fischel by Lorah J.W. N. Beeks James Whitaker, son of William Whitaker and Mary Canada, was of southern blood, born 14 May 1805 in Buncombe co., North Carolina, …

    Sources (76)

    • Matthew W. Dalton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mathew Wm in entry for Robert Sweeten Holbrook and Ada Mae Dalton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mathew Wm. Dalton in entry for Sarah Ann Hymas Dalton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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