William Fredrick Dalton

1861–1920 (Age 59)
Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Fredrick

When William Fredrick Dalton was born in 1861, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, his father, Addison Frazier Dalton, was 34 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Rhodes, was 29. He married Willie Mina Bear about 1889, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Washington Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 8 December 1920, in Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 59.

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William Fredrick Dalton
Willie Mina Bear
Marriage: about 1889
Lula Ella Dalton
Fannie Frazier Dalton
Amanda Ruth Dalton
Mina Dalton

Spouse & Children

about 1889
Odessa, Lafayette, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Dolton in household of Rebeca Dolton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Dalton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Dalton in household of Rebecca Dalton, "United States Census, 1870"

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