David R. Walton

30 March 1818–20 July 1880 (Age 62)
Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life of David R.

When David R. Walton was born on 30 March 1818, in Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, John Thompson Walton, was 28 and his mother, Susan Fox, was 24. He married Christena R Walter in 1839. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Warren, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Butler Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 July 1880, in Miriam Cemetery, Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Miriam Cemetery, Bethany, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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David R. Walton
Christena R Walter
Marriage: 1839
Aaron Walter Walton
Katie Inus Walton
Wallace Winfield Walton
Lucinda Christena Walton

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

Age 1

Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Walton. The first element in these names was variously Old English walh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala ( see Wallace ), w(e)ald ‘forest’, w(e)all ‘wall’, or wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David Walton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David R Walton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David R Walton, "United States Census, 1870"

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