Amelia or Pamelia Walton

about 1766–16 November 1831 (Age 65)
Byberry, Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amelia or Pamelia

When Amelia or Pamelia Walton was born about 1766, in Byberry, Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Walton, was 27 and her mother, Esther Walton, was 28. She married Richard Hough about 1785, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 November 1831, in Doylestown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65.

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Richard Hough
Amelia or Pamelia Walton
Marriage: about 1785
Robert Hough
Lucinda Hough
Esther Hough
Richard Hough
Mary Hough
Thomas Hough
Hannah Hough

Spouse and Children

about 1785
Pennsylvania, United States


    Robert Hough


    Lucinda Hough


    Esther Hough


    Richard Hough


    Mary Hough


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 10

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 20

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Amelia or Pamelia Walton - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: about 1766; Byberry, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

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