When William Curran Dutton was born on 16 February 1882, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Dutton, was 44 and his mother, Octavia Ayres, was 37. He married Sally Mae Glascock on 27 December 1905, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 24, Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 10 July 1943, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.
English (Cheshire, Lancashire, and Staffordshire): habitational name from either Dutton in Cheshire or Dutton in Lancashire. The first is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’; the second from the Old English personal name Dudd(a) (see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.