Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Hugh and Carrie Dalton

Hugh Dalton
Mar. 31, 1854
Dec. 25, 1918
Carrie His Wife
Sept. 18, 1860
June 22, 1887

Buried Hill Cemetery, Caldwell County, Kentucky, near the Crittenden County line. Tombstone photographed 13 May 2011.

According to his death certificate, Hugh Dalton was born March 31, 1855. His parents were Thomas M. Dalton and Julia Ann Boen, both born in Tennessee.

Hugh Dalton married Carrie Stone in February 1877 Caldwell County, Kentucky. According to the marriage record, which can be found in Marriage Bond Book 12, page 163, he was born in Estill County, Kentucky and this was his first marriage. Carrie Stone was age 16 and was born in Lyon County. Consent for Carrie to marry was given by S.E. Stone, her parent.

The 1910 Crittenden County census shows Hugh Dalton living in Dycusburg with his daughter, Ethel, and a granddaughter.

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