Owen Grant Walton

21 June 1893–11 August 1964 (Age 71)
Sedley, Union Township, Porter, Indiana, United States

The Life of Owen Grant

When Owen Grant Walton was born on 21 June 1893, in Sedley, Union Township, Porter, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Anderson Walton, was 33 and his mother, Ella May Elliott, was 28. He lived in Union Township, Porter, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Cedar Creek Township, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 11 August 1964, at the age of 71.

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Joseph Anderson Walton
Ella May Elliott
Sarah Ellen Walton
Howard Walton
Mary Almeda Walton
Owen Grant Walton
Lula Alice Walton
Bessie Isabel Walton
Joseph Evan Walton
Evan J Walton

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    Howard Walton


    Mary Almeda Walton





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (2)

  • Owen Walton in household of Joseph Walton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Owen R Walton in household of Joseph Walton, "United States Census, 1900"

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