Matthew Tolbert Dalton Family

Matthew Tolbert DALTON was born in Murray's Corner, Malden, New Brunswick, Canada in 12 Dec 1876 to George and Margaret (MAHONEY) DALTON who were both born in New Brunswick. George's father was born in Ireland but his mother was born in Newfoundland. Margaret Mahoney's mother & father were born in Ireland. Dr. DALTON was educated in the public schools of New Brunswick, and the University of New Brunswick, receiving 1897. He taught high school 1897-1900 in New Brunswick after which  he attended the University of Maryland and the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was the resident obstetrician at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore from 1906-07. Dr. Matthew Tolbert DALTON died at Cabrini Hospital in Seattle, 25 Aug 1968 at the age of 92.   Dr. DALTON married 31 Dec 1907 in Baltimore Ella May REHBERGER who was born 5 May 1884 at 1709 Aliceanna Street Baltimore, MD. Her father was Dr. John Henry REHBERGER born 18 Nov 1850 in Baltimore to German parents and died in Maryland. Ella's mother was Sarah Jane EVERETTE  who was born and died in Maryland.  Ella died in Spokane, WA  12 May 1933 at the age of 49 and is buried in Seattle at Cavalry Cemetery.  The family moved from Baltimore to Sumas, WA about ____, residing at 211 Garfield Street for many years. During 1906-07  Dr. DALTON built and operated Dalton Hospital Sumas, 1908-1920; specialist in goiter, and general surgery.  In 1920 the family moved to Seattle where Dr. DALTON became a member of the surgical staff at Providence and Columbus Hospitals, later he was a member of the King County Hospital surgical staff and Seattle city Hospital surgical staff. He was President of St. Vincent De Paul Clinic, and a member of the Washington State Medical Society, American Medical Society, and the American College of Surgeons. In Seattle they made their home at 1203 -16th Avenue North. Also, 15907 Maple Wild Three Tree Point, Washington. His office was located at 1222 Medical Dental Building, Seattle.


  1. John Tolbert DALTON  was born in Sumas, Whatcom, WA 19 Dec 1909 and died at Swedish Hospital,  Seattle, King, WA 3 Apr 1988. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery in Seattle, WA. John married Dorthea Catherine HARNAN who was born 10 Nov 1906 in Colorado Springs, CO, to John Michael and Catherine Loretta (HOGAN) HARNAN, and died 25 Apr 1995 in Seattle, WA.

  2. Grace Anastasia DALTON  was born 16 Sep 1911 in Sumas, Whatcom, WA  and died 22 Nov 1989 Seattle, King, WA.  She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, WA . Grace married Laverne WAKEFIELD.

  3. George Bradley DALTON was born in Sumas in 1913 and died in Seattle, King, WA.  George married Helen Elizabeth THOMPSON.  Both George and Helen are buried in Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, WA.

  4. Mary Constance DALTON was born 6 May 1916 in Sumas, Whatcom, WA.  

Submitted by  Marcia Dalton

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