Publication No. 9
Dr. James Madison Dill (1831-1916) a native of Rutherford County, for whom the community of Dilton was named, is featured on the cover of this publication. His parents were Isaac and Gilley Cooper Dill who were natives of South Carolina. The old country doctor, a highly respected member of the community, was buried in the Harrell Cemetery
Rebecca L. Smith is the author of this very fine history of Dilton. The Rutherford County Historical Society is proud to publish this history which Miss Smith has prepared.
Thanks to Rutherford County Judge Ben Hall McFarlin and Mrs. Susan R. Jones for their assistance in publishing this book.
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