Frank Dalton

Frank Dalton

Original Name Franklin Dalton
Westport, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 27 Nov 1887 (aged 28)
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 12807 · View Source
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American Western Figure. Born the fifth of fifteen children of Lewis and Adeline Dalton in Jackson County, Missouri. He married Nancy Kestesson in February 1878. He was commissioned a Deputy Marshal for Judge Isaac Parker's federal court in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1884. His brother Grat served on posses with him before turning outlaw. In November 1887, near the Arkansas border in Indian Territory, while reportedly trying to capture whiskey runners, he was shot and killed in the line of duty.

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Killed near Ft Smith Ark



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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Dalton (8 Jun 1859–27 Nov 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12807, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .