Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace

Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace
This house and property belonged to John Ward, Jr At his death he willed the property to his nephew William Ward

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 1, 2011 Albert Lee Dalton Genealogy

We now have proved that Albert Lee Dalton existed, his marriage,his father and mother's name, his date of birth.  This will help us to move on with his father.  J. T. Dalton.

J. T. Dalton

Jarrett Dalton father of Albert Lee Dalton, husband of Lucy W.
Northern District 1850 census for Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Jarrett Dalton head of household  44  laborer  place of birth  Virginia
Mary Dalton - 42
Matilda Dalton 24
Martha Dalton 19
Jubrel Dalton 17
Sarah Dalton 15
John Dalton 13
Susan Dalton 11
Jarrett Dalton 6
William Dalton 2

The next neighbor in the census is Tabitha Ward

1860 census was a little bit trickier.  I searched in Ancestry.com for Jarratt Dalton and I found nothing. I started scrolling through all the Daltons and then I tried just going through the Northern District census for 1860, but to no avail.  And then I thought about his neighbors.  Why not check Tabitha Ward and and see who is living near her in 1860.  They were living side by side in 1850 so why not in 1860. I found Tabitha and I found him.   The transcriber for ancestry.com had written his name as Janett P. Dutton.

1860 Census Bergers' Store  Northern District  taken on September 6, 1860
Jarrett P. Dalton  52
Matilda Dalton 32
Sarah Dalton  23
Samuel Dalton 21
Susan Dalton 19
Jarrett Dalton 17  farm laborer
William H. Dalton 13


Now we know that they are living near Tabitha Ward and that they are farm Laborers.  Could they have been working for Tabitha at some point. I don't know, but I do know this.  Young Jarrett Dalton's son Albert married Rose Dove.  Rose Dove was the great granddaughter of Tabitha Ward.  Albert would marry Rose and in doing so own some of the property which once belonged to the land baron John Ward.  Albert would live out his life on this land.

By the 1850 and 1860 census we have found Jarrett Dalton's brothers and sisters.  His mother's name was Mary.  She was not listed in the census of 1860. So we must assume that she died between the years 1850 and 1860.

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Records of the State 
Enumerations, 1782 to 1785: Virginia
Virginia 1850 Agricultural Census, Volume 5
Index to the 1810 Census of Virginia
1870 Russell County, Virginia Census
Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia


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