John Dalton Wall

November 1861–
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Dalton

When John Dalton Wall was born in November 1861, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Zachariah Lewis Wall, was 34 and his mother, Celia Mullins Matthews, was 26. He married Mollie Glenn Reynolds on 12 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Beaver Island Township, Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Dalton Wall
1861–
Mollie Glenn Reynolds
1862–1951
Marriage: 12 December 1889
Hilda Kathryn Wall
1893–1990
John D Wall Jr.
1902–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1889
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Zachariah Lewis Wall

    Male1827–1918Male

    Celia Mullins Matthews

    Female1834–1918Female

siblings

(12)

    James Mathews Wall

    Male1852–1933Male

    Eliza Jane Wall

    Female1853–1856Female

    Walter Zachariah Wall

    Male1855–1893Male

    Mary Frances Wall

    Female1857–1898Female

    Male1859–1945Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 1

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stone-built wall, e.g. one used to fortify a town or to keep back the encroachment of the sea (Old English w(e)all, from Latin vallum ‘rampart’, ‘palisade’).2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, northern Middle English wall(e) (Old English (Mercian) wæll(a); compare Well ).3 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Bhál, a Gaelicized form of de Valle, the name of a Norman family established in Munster and Connacht.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Wall in household of Z L Wall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jno D Wall, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Dalton Wall in entry for John D. Wall, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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