Martin Dalton

Male8 November 1837–18 November 1911

Brief Life History of Martin

Martin Dalton was born on 8 November 1837, in Listerlin, County Kilkenny, Ireland as the son of James Daulton and Mary Kelly. He married Ellen Butler on 30 May 1858, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bedford Township, Lincoln, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 18 November 1911, in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States.

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Martin Dalton
Ellen Butler
Marriage: 30 May 1858
Mary Dalton
James Dalton
John Dalton
Edward M Dalton
Elizabeth Butler Dalton
Elizabeth Dalton
Annie May Dalton
Thomas M Dalton

Sources (6)

  • Michael Daulton in household of Robert M Janes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martin Dalton, "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Martin Dalton, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1858St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 26

    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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