Acknowledgements.


To the people who questioned, searched, verified and never gave up.

This hoax has been difficult to uproot and a special "thank you" to those who initially exposed it. Many people have researched, documented, questioned and verified information about this family and the numerous hoaxes surrounding it and a sincere "thank you" to all of them as well.

Sources:

  1. Census records for Dalton Family

  2. 1870 U.S. Census, Pleasant Hill, Cass, MO
  3. 1880 U.S. Census, West Point, Bates, MO
  4. 1880 U.S. Census, Monroe, Colusa, California
  5. 1890 Territorial Census, Kingfisher, OK
  6. 1900 U.S. Census, Cimarron, Kingfisher, I.T.
  7. Census records for the PHILLIPS family

  8. 1850 U.S. Census, Carroll, MO
  9. 1860 U.S. Census, Kerrville, Kerr, TX
  10. 1870 U.S. Census, Kerrville, Kerr, TX
  11. 1880 U.S. Census, Kerr county, TX
  12. 1900 U.S. Census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
  13. 1910 U.S. Census, Elmore, Garvin, OK (Tom Phillips)
  14. 1920 U.S. Census, Elmore, Garvin, OK (Jack Phillips)
  15. 1920 U.S. Census, Elmore, Garvin, OK (Lee Phillips)
  16. 1930 U.S. Census, Elmore, Garvin, OK, p 1 (Jack Phillips)
  17. 1930 U.S. Census, Elmore, Garvin, OK, p 2 (Jack Phillips)
  18. 1930 U.S. Census, Sayre, Beckham, OK (Wm Phillips)
  19. Elmore City wikipedia | Oklahoma Historical Society
  20. Yeary-Vaughn Funeral Home Records
  21. 1900 census of YEARY family.
  22. Susan Vaughn, granddaughter of the founder and daughter of the owner of Yeary-Vaughn Funeral Home
  23. photo of Ed Yeary.
  24. Bea Elizabeth Phillips' Tombstone
  25. Adeline Dalton's Tombstone
  26. Emmett Dalton's Tombstone
  27. Adeline Dalton's obituary
  28. Jane Dalton's list of Bill Dalton's siblings - The Ardmore Daily Ardmorite, June 9, 1894
  29. Leona Dalton's obituary
  30. Newspaper death notices of Dalton family members [ 1 ], [ 2 ], [ 3 ]
  31. various newspapers, attributed where used
  32. "Beyond the Law", by Emmett Dalton, J.S. Ogilvie Publishing, 1918
  33. Social Security Application of Jack Jesse Phillips
  34. Social Security Application of John Wm. Phillips
  35. Death Certificate of Jack Phillips
  36. Funeral Record for Jack Phillips
  37. Death Certificate of John Wm. Phillips
  38. "The Dalton Gang Story", by Nancy B. Samuelson, Shooting Star Press, 1992, ISBN 0-9633362-0-7
  39. Kith Presland – Emmett Dalton Biography
  40. So, you heard you were descended from the Dalton Gang?
  41. Nancy B. Samuelson, Dalton researcher and author (telephone and email correspondence)
  42. "West of Hell's Fringe", by Glenn Shirley, University of Oklahoma Press; 1978, ISBN 0-8061-1444-4
  43. "Dalton Gang Days", by Frank F. Latta, Bear State Books, 2001, ISBN 1-892622-14-9
  44. Mark S. Pannill, Waxahachie, TX (images of documents, attributed where used)
  45. Correspondence provided by Mark S. Pannill
  46. FamilySearch
  47. okhistory.org
  48. Bartlesville Public Library
  49. findagrave.com
  50. newsok.com
  51. OklahomaHistory.Net
  52. Texas State Historical Association
  53. findagrave.com
  54. USGenWeb Archives
  55. Oklahoma State Department of Health
  56. Oklahoma GenWeb
  57. The Dalton Data Bank
  58. The Dalton Genealogical Society
  59. Oklahoma Cemeteries
  60. ancestry.com
  61. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  62. Wild West History Association