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William DALTON
Mary JONES
Husband:  William DALTON
Birth:  30 Jul 1804, NC
Death:  11 Apr 1891
Occupation:  farmer, tobacconist
Father:  Thomas DALTON
Mother:  Mary "Polly" DEATHERAGE
Marriage:  7 May 1826
Wife:  Mary "Polly" JONES
Birth:  10 Sep 1809, VA
Death:  20 Jun 1875
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Rockingham Co., NC:
  1.  (Daughter A) DALTON, b. 1825-30
  2.  Mary Jane DALTON, b. 12 Sep 1829
  3.  (Daughter B) DALTON, b. ca. 1830
  4.  Robert DALTON, b. 1832/3
  5.  William F. DALTON, b. 13 Jun 1834 
  6.  John DALTON, b. 1836/7
  7.  Nancy DALTON, b. 1838/9
  8.  Charlotte DALTON, b. 1840/1
  9.  Martha F. DALTON, b. 1842/3
10.  Charles Rufus DALTON, b. 1843/4
11.  Susan V. DALTON, b. 1845/6
12.  Louisa DALTON, b. 1848/9
13.  Sarah DALTON, b. 1850/1
14.  Walter P. DALTON, b. 25 Apr 1853
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina, Virginia

Sources (n.b., Rockingham Co. was formed in 1785 from Guilford Co.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #17-18 of 78; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 NC Rockingham Co. Roll M19_124 p. 286 Ln. 18 William Dalton 000 020 - 200 100 220000-110000
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 white males 20-29 1800-1810 = William (b. 1804)
= ?
2 white females 4 or under 1825-1830 = Mary Jane (b. 1829)
= Daughter A
1 white female 15-19 1810-1815 = Mary (b. 1809) 
 
2 male slaves 9 or under 1820-1830 = ? ?
2 male slaves 10-23 1806-1820 = ? ?
1 female slave 9 or under 1820-1830 = ?
1 female slave 10-23 1806-1820 = ?
Listed five lines above John JONES.

3.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #95-96 of 116; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 NC Rockingham Co. Roll M704_369 pp. 168B-169A Ln. 7 William Dalton 120 012 - 103 001 233000-332000 0605000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 4 or under 1835-1840 = John (b. 1836/7)
2 white males 5-9 1830-1835 = William (b. 1834/5)
= Robert (b. 1832/3) 
1 white male 20-29 1810-1820 = ?
2 white males 30-39 1800-1810 = William (b. 1804)
= ?
1 white female 4 or under 1835-1840 = Nancy (b. 1838/9)
3 white females 10-14 1825-1830 = Daughter B
= Mary Jane (b. 1829)
= Daughter A
1 white female 30-39 1800-1810 = Mary (b. 1809)
 
2 male slaves 9 or under 1830-1840 = ? ?
3 male slaves 10-23 1816-1830 = ? ? ?
3 male slaves 24-35 1804-1816 = ? ? ?
3 female slaves 9 or under 1830-1840 = ? ? ?
3 female slaves 10-23 1816-1830 = ? ? ?
2 female slaves 24-35 1804-1816 = ? ?
6 persons employed in agriculture
5 persons employed in manufacture and trades
Listed one line above Richard SCALES and six lines below Peter A. CARDWELL.

4.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #108 of 125):  Western Division, Rockingham Co., NC, Roll M432_643, p. 101B, 837/837, enumerated 16 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
William Dalton 46 M   Farmer 3500 NC
Mary       " 41 F       Va
Robert     " 17 M   Student   NC
William    " 15 M       "
John ?     " 13 M       "
Nancy      " 11 F       "
Charlotte  "  9 F       "
Martha F   "  7 F       "
Charles R  "  6 M       "
Susan V    "  4 F       "
Louisa     "  1 F       "
Frankh? Harris 46 M B Laborer   "

5.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #222-223 of 270):  Mayho [Mayo] P.O., Northern Division, Rockingham Co., NC, Roll M653_912, pp. 112A-112B, PN 89-90, 633/613, enumerated 16 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
William Dalton 55 M   Tobacconist 15,000 23,870 N Carolina
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Mary Dalton 50 F         Va
John S   " 23 M   Teacher or Laborer     N Carolina
Rufus    " 17 M   Tobacconist     Do
Martha   " 14 F         Do
Susan    " 13 F         Do
Louise/a " 10 F         Do
Sarah    "  9 F         Do
Walter   "  7 M         Do
A????? ???? 22 M   ??? of Tobacco     Do
Harden ???? 25 M   Farm Lab     Do
This record is very faint and barely readable at both Ancestry.com and Genealogy.com.

6.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #46 of 48):  Madison P.O., Huntsville Twp., Rockingham Co., NC, Roll M593_1157, p. 239B, PN 46, 353/334, enumerated 8 Oct 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Dalton William 35 M W Farmer 1000 450 N Carolina
______ Sarah E 28 F W Keeping house     "    "
______ Charles  6 M W       "    "
______ Robert  4 M W       "    "
______ William 65 M W At home     "    "
______ Mary 59 F W "   "      "    "
______ Walter 17 M W Attending School     "    "
Anderson Shelly 22 M W Farm Laborer     "    "
Farmer Ruffus 17 M W "     "      "    "
Robertson Maria 40 F B Domestic Servant     "

7.  1880 Census: Every-Name-Index/Extraction (online at FamilySearch.org); Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15 of 26):  Huntsville Twp., Rockingham Co., NC, Roll T9-0980, p. 77C, PN 15, SD 2, ED 230, enumerated 8 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 21 24 25 26
147 150 Dalton Wm F W M 46     /   Farmer   NC NC VA
      "    Sarah E W F 38 Wife   /   Keeping house   " " NC
      "    Charles H W M 15 Son       work on Farm / " " "
      "    Robert L W M 13 Son       "   "   " / " " "
      "    Wm W M 75       / At Home   " " "
    Hand Ulyses W M 12 Nephew       "   "  / " " "
    Webster John R W M 28   /     work on Farm   " " "

8.  The Y-Chromosome-DNA DALTON America Surname Project.  Male DALTONs are strongly encouraged to participate in this project.

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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