James M Walton

January 1834–2 March 1925 (Age 91)
Ohio, United States

The Life of James M

James M Walton was born in January 1834, in Ohio, United States. He married Rachel Rebecca Cheney on 19 October 1865, in Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 2 March 1925, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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James M Walton
Rachel Rebecca Cheney
Marriage: 19 October 1865
Alvira Abigail Walton

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19 October 1865
Berrien, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 3

Michigan is the 26th state.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 26

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James A in entry for Adelbert J Covell and Alma V Walton, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • James M Walton, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"
  • Henery Walton in entry for Alvira Abigail Hicks, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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