John Luther Dalton Jr

22 November 1891–24 June 1934 (Age 42)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of John Luther

When John Luther Dalton Jr was born on 22 November 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, John Luther Dalton, was 48 and his mother, Amy Emily Edgley, was 21. He married Zula Evangaline Grow on 24 July 1909, in Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1930. He died on 24 June 1934, in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Luther Dalton Jr
Rowena Flake
Marriage: 9 October 1926
Nellie Dalton
Orville Clair Dalton

Spouse and Children

9 October 1926
Clark, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 5

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 12

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Cumbria, County Durham, Lancashire, Northumberland, and Yorkshire, named Dalton, from Old English dæl ‘valley’ ( see Dale ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Autun (D’Autun) in Seine-et-Loire, France. The place name derives from the Latin form Augustodunum, a compound of the imperial name Augustus + the Gaulish element dūn ‘hill’, ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Don L Dalton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Dalton in household of Minerva Hayes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John L Dalton in household of John Dalton, "United States Census, 1900"

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