Margaret Walton

1757–1824 (Age 67)
Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Walton was born in 1757, in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Walton, was 28 and her mother, Isabel Robson, was 24. She married John Milburn on 14 May 1778, in Alston, Cumberland, England. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1824, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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John Milburn
Margaret Walton
Marriage: 14 May 1778
Mary Milburn
Robert John Milburn
John Milburn
Thomas Walton Milburn
Thomas Milburn
William Milburn
John Milburn
Isaac Milburn
Nannie Milburn
Margaret or Pegg Milburn
Fannie Milburn
Maria Milburn

Spouse and Children

14 May 1778
Alston, Cumberland, England


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World Events (7)

1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 13

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 18

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 30

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

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)

  • Margaret in entry for William Milburn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret in entry for Thomas Milburn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Peggy in entry for Isaac Milbururn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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