|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1819|
|Death: ||Nov. 8, 1870|
Palo Pinto County
son of John Dalton - Elizabeth Gentry
His grandfather, Watson Gentry fought in the American Revolution. His father, John Dalton fought in the War of 1812.
Marcus Dalton married Lucinda Gambill in 1840 at Fannin County, Texas.
First Chief Justice of Palo Pinto County, Texas
Marcus Dalton settled in Red River County, Texas in 1838. He and his wife moved to Palo Pinto County, Texas in 1855 settling on a ranch at the mouth of Rock Creek on the Brazos River. He was a pioneer stockman.
He was killed by the Indians in Palo Pinto County, Texas, on November 8 1870, on his return from driving a herd of cattle to Kansas. With two companions, he had reached Oliver Loving's valley, where they were attacked and killed.
Information from our family research.
Their children were:
William Cleo Dalton
George Washington Dalton
George Lee Dalton
William C. Dalton
Charles A. Dalton
John Wesley Dalton
Robert Samuel Dalton
Lucinda Susannah Gambill Dalton (1819 - 1900)*
Eliza Jane Dalton Vollintine (1841 - 1918)*
William Cleo Dalton (1846 - 1926)*
Sarah Elizabeth Dalton Denton (1847 - 1886)*
James W. Dalton (1850 - 1868)*
Charles Alfred Dalton (1851 - 1934)*
Mary Lucinda Dalton Herron (1856 - 1924)*
Robert Samuel Dalton (1859 - 1944)*
General Lee Dalton (1863 - 1936)*
City Greenwood Cemetery
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48008750