Charles DALTON ca 1852-1920 and Harriet GIBBS 1863-1956

Robe, South Australia & Merino, Victoria, Australia

Charles DALTON b. ca 1852 ___, son of John Francis DALTON and ____ was married in 1880 at Kingston, South Australia to Harriet GIBBS, b. 1863, Robe, South Australia, daughter of Thomas GIBBS and Mary Ann IRWIN / EVERING.

Charles DALTON died at Talisker, near Merino in 1920 and is buried in the Merino Cemetery and Harriet DALTON died at Coleraine in 1956 and is buried in the Coleraine Cemetery.

Charles DALTON and Harriet GIBBS had the following known family with connections to Merino....

  1. Charlotte Mary DALTON, b. 1881, Kingston, SA, .............?
  2. Charles DALTON, b. 1883, Kingston, SA, d. 1958
  3. Isaac Victor DALTON, b. 1885, b. 1881, Kingston, SA, m. Sarah Euphemia McRAE
  4. Adeline DALTON, b. 1887, Natimuk, Vic, m. Robert Sargeant
  5. Herbert Andrew DALTON, b. 1889, Allansford, Vic, d. 1971
    • enlisted WW1, 1 Apr 1914, Melbourne, Vic, Dairy farmer
    • served as Cpl 1528, 21st Battalion, Aust Army Postal Corps, AIF
    • RTA 16 Jun 1919
    • Named on Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
    • Named on Merino War Memorial
  6. Harriet Maud DALTON, b. 1890, Allansford, Vic, m1. 1916, Thomas William RIVETT, m2. ___ WILSON
    • Thomas William RIVETT, b. 1886, Kingston, SA, son of Zepheniah RIVETT and Mary Ann SEARLES
    • enlisted WW1, 8 Jul 1916, Labourer
    • served as Cpl 1528, 21st Battalion, Aust Army Postal Corps, AIF
    • Died at sea 8 Oct 1916
  7. George Edward DALTON, b. 1893, d. 1893, Allansford, Vic,
  8. Ruth Mary DALTON, b. 1894, Allansford, Vic, m. Cornelius John CRAWLEY and they had some of their children in Merino.
  9. Edith Joyce DALTON, b. 1897, Allansford, Vic, m. ___ WILSON
  10. Muriel DALTON, b. 1902, Nirranda, Vic, m. William James BURCHELL
  11. John Francis DALTON, b. 1904, Nirranda, Vic, ...............?

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