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  • Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)
    ALEXANDER JAMES DALLAS (1759-1817), b. in Jamaica, 21 June 1759, and admitted to the Bar in Jamaica, where he held the office of Master in Chancery ; emigrated from Jamaica to the United States, and ...
  • Anne Dallas Dudley (1876 - 1955)
    Dallas Dudley (née Annie Willis Dallas; November 13, 1876 – September 13, 1955) was a prominent activist in the women's suffrage movement in the United States. After founding the Nashville Equal Suffra...
  • George Mifflin Dallas, 11th Vice President USA (1792 - 1864)
    Wikipedia: * Mifflin Dallas (July 10, 1792 – December 31, 1864) was a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and the 11th Vice President of the United States, serving under James K. Polk.==Family and early lif...
  • Hannah Stewart (1727 - 1760)
    Family“Pennsylvania genealogies; chiefly Scotch-Irish and German.” Author Egle,, William Henry, 1830-1901. Page 647. Archive.Org Hugh Stewart (son of Robert) was twice married; m., first, in 1750-1, Ha...
  • Ginnifer Goodwin
    Jennifer Michelle Goodwin, known professionally as Ginnifer Goodwin, is an American television and film actress.She is best known for her role as Margene Heffman on Big Love , and for her roles in film...

About the Dallas surname

THE Barony or Lordship of Dallas, from which the family takes its name, is an extensive tract of land in the shire of Elgin on either side of the River Lossie, often referred to as Strath Dallas. The spelling of the name has varied con- siderably from time to time, the following being probably a fairly complete list of the ' forms ' from the earliest recorded period, arranged after the manner of the Oxford New English Dictionary, 3 indicating those anterior to the year 1300, 4 those anterior to 1400, and so forth :