William Wallace Dayton

23 October 1832–6 January 1887 (Age 54)
Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of William Wallace

When William Wallace Dayton was born on 23 October 1832, in Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Hiram Dayton, was 33 and his mother, Permelia Bundy, was 33. He married Henrietta Whittaker on 16 September 1856. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 6 January 1887, in Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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William Wallace Dayton
Henrietta Whittaker
Marriage: 16 September 1856
Helen Marie Dayton
William Wallace Dayton
Josephine Phenriatte Dayton
Alvira Permelia Dayton
Maud Ella Dayton
Effie Mariamne Dayton
Daisy Pearl Dayton
Leon Zane Dayton
Bernice Audery Dayton
Byron Vernice Dayton

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    16 September 1856
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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 4
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 28
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Deighton .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • William W Dayton in entry for Effie M Scott, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Daton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Wm. W. Clayton in entry for Josephine Phenriatte Wardrop, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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