Jesse Valentine Walton

4 January 1814–1 August 1849 (Age 35)
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse Valentine

When Jesse Valentine Walton was born on 4 January 1814, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Jesse Sherman Walton, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Davis, was 47. He married Mary Elizabeth Snider on 25 November 1835, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 1 August 1849, in his hometown, at the age of 35, and was buried in Gnadenhutten, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States.

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Jesse Valentine Walton
Mary Elizabeth Snider
Marriage: 25 November 1835
Helen Adeline Walton
Hannah A. Walton
Margaret May Walton
Jesse Tyler Walton
Elizabeth Caroline Walton
Sarah Matilda Walton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1835Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 6
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 11
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Jess N. Walton, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Jess Walton in entry for Eliza C Walton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
    • Jesse Valentine Walton, "Find A Grave Index"

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