Biography of Walter M. Dalton
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga County, New York Wills, 1796-1805

-------------------------------------------



Dalton, Walter M., was born in Mechanicville, N. Y., February 22, 1862. His parents moved on a farm when he was a child; he was educated in the district schools and was a farmer until he attained the age of eighteen years. He came to Mechanicville in 1880 and was engaged in various occupations; he was vice-president and superintendent of the Crosby Shirt Co. eight years, and April 1, 1897, formed a copartnership with William Tirney in the steam milling business, dealing in flour, grain, feed, hard and soft wood, under the firm name of Tirney & Dalton, which has proved an increasing success. January 6, 1886, he married Ella F. Sheehan, and they have two children: Arthur and Mabel. Mr. Dalton's father, Patrick Dalton, was born in Ireland about the year 1829 and came on his own responsibility to the United States at the age of fourteen years and was a farmer by occupation; he married twiôe, first, to Kittie Dowd, and they had ten children, four of whom are living: Thomas, Jennie (wife of James Little), Walter M. (as above), and William. Mrs. Dalton died in June, 1879, and for his second wife Mr. Dalton married Bridget Leonard. Mr. Dalton is still living, 1898. Mrs. Dalton's father, John Sheehan, was born in Ireland, June 20, 1820, and came to the United States in 1833; he married Hannah Splain, and they had seven children: John, William, Mary, James, Ella F., Timothy and Anna. Mr. Sheehan died October 3, 1890, and his widow in February, 1896.


Return to [Saratoga County Bio's ] [ Saratoga County History ] [ Online Biographies ]


.Blind Counter

All pages copyright 2009. All items on this site are copyrighted by their author(s). These pages may be linked to but not used on another web site. Anyone may copy and use the information provided here freely for personal use only. Privacy Policy