When Elizabeth Walton was born on 1 January 1778, in Euxton, Lancashire, England, her father, John Walton, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Siboring, was 34. She died in Euxton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, and was buried in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Walton, which are named with Old English walh ‘foreigner, Briton, serf’ (genitive plural wala), wald ‘woodland’, wall ‘wall’, or wælla ‘well, spring, stream’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.
History: George Walton (1741–1804) signed the Declaration of Independence. He was born in Prince Edward County, VA, whither his grandfather had emigrated from England in 1682. He moved to Savannah, GA, and became governor of GA and a prominent jurist.