John Luther Dalton

18 October 1843–29 December 1908 (Age 65)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Luther

When John Luther Dalton was born on 18 October 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Dalton, was 33 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Warner, was 17. He married Elizabeth Mary Studer on 21 September 1866, in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 29 December 1908, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Luther Dalton
Elizabeth Mary Studer
Marriage: 21 September 1866
John Charles Dalton
Clara Estella Dalton
Audrey Elizabeth Dalton
Frederick Fedel Dalton
Mary Eunice Dalton
Harriet Dalton
Orson Luther Dalton
Rosetta Louisa Dalton
Herbert Archie Dalton
James Lawrence Dalton
Alice Beatrice Ursula Dalton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1866Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    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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    Story Highlight

    John Luther Dalton (18 October 1843 – 29 December 1908)

    Son of Charles Dalton and Mary Elizabeth Warner Married Elizabeth Mary Studer, 21 Step 1866, Peterson, Morgan, Utah Married Amy Edgley, 17 Feb 1890, Paso, Del Norte, Mexico

    Sources (48)

    • John Luther Dalton in entry for Melville Dalton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Luther Dolten in household of Charles Dolten, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John L Dalton in entry for John L Dalton and Rowena Flake, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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