Simon Eugene Dalton diary
L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Simon Eugene Dalton diary (MSS 8978). In this handwritten diary Dalton writes mostly brief entries on his life while living as a farmer and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Springville, Utah. Dated 1899-1903.
Simon Eugene Dalton was born in Centerville, Utah on August 1, 1852. He was fifth of the eleven children born to Elnora Warner and Simon Cooker Dalton. He spent most of his life in Springville, Utah, and was a farmer by trade. Dalton married Elizabeth Jane Huntington in 1889, and the couple had seven children. Simon Eugene Dalton died on December 1, 1933 in Springville, Utah.