Charles Walton

3 June 1809–
Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Walton was born on 3 June 1809, in Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Simeon Walton, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Hannaford, was 31. He married Sarah Bailey in 1826, in Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Charles Walton
Sarah Bailey
Marriage: 1826
Eliza Ann Walton
Simeon Walton
Margueritte Walton
Benjamin Walton
Benjamin Bailey Walton
Hannah C. Walton
Josephine B. Walton

Spouse and Children

Paris, Oxford, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 11

Maine is the 23rd state.
1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 33

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

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)

  • Charles Waltin in household of William B Baily, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Walton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles Walton in entry for Josephine B Chamberlin, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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