Sally Alton

23 November 1796–29 February 1880 (Age 83)
Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Sally

When Sally Alton was born on 23 November 1796, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abel Alton, was 29 and her mother, Irene Sanger, was 25. She married Stephen A. Hadlock on 5 December 1816, in Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 29 February 1880, in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen A. Hadlock
Sally Alton
Marriage: 5 December 1816
Lucretia Hadlock
Persina Hadlock
Irene Hadlock
Hathron Chauncey Hadlock
Oren Alton Hadlock
Chastina Hadlock
Rosina Hadlock
Sally Cilicia Hadlock
Esther Adeline Hadlock
Henrietta Hadlock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1816Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 6
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from any of the many places called Alton, in Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, and elsewhere. The origin of the placename is various: Alton in Derbyshire and Alton Grange in Leicestershire probably have as their first element Old English (e)ald ‘old’. Those in Hampshire, Dorset, and Wiltshire are at the sources of rivers, and are named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) at the river source (ǣwiell)’. Others derive from various Old English personal names; for example, the one in Staffordshire is formed with an unattested personal name, Ælfa, and one in Worcestershire, Eanulfintun in 1023, is ‘settlement associated with (-ing) Ēanwulf’. The surname may also be from Auton Stile in Durham Saint Oswalds (Durham), which is recorded as Altonec. 1200.variant of Olton . Compare Allton .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Abel Alton and Irene Sanger.

    Abel Alton was born 20 May 1767 in Connecticut to William Alton and Sarah Cummings. He was a twin to his brother James. The Alton family had come from England in the1600's to Massachusetts. Abel gr …

    Sources (28)

    • Sally Hadlock, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sally Altren in entry for Henerietta F. Hill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sally Hadlock, "United States Census, 1860"

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