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Marcus Lafayette Dalton
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1819
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1870
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA

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
Mary Dalton
Jane Dalton
James Dalton
William C. Dalton
Sarah Dalton
Charles A. Dalton
John Wesley Dalton
Robert Samuel Dalton
Family links: 
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
City Greenwood Cemetery
Parker County
Texas, USA
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48008750
Marcus Lafayette Dalton
Added by: Searchers of our Past
Marcus Lafayette Dalton
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Marcus Lafayette Dalton
Added by: Searchers of our Past
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