Alice Hunter Walton

Brief Life History of Alice Hunter

When Alice Hunter Walton was born on 12 June 1860, in Goochland, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin J Walton, was 31 and her mother, Mary L. Walton, was 27. She married Martin Luther Nuckols on 27 January 1894, in Goochland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Louisa, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Dover, Goochland, Virginia, United States for about 50 years. She died on 13 February 1932, in Goochland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 71.

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Martin Luther Nuckols
Alice Hunter Walton
Marriage: 27 January 1894
Mollie Nuckols
Alonzo Wise Nuckols
Raymond Lewis Nuckols
Olivia Lee Nuckols

Sources (23)

  • Alice H Walton in household of Benjamin J Walton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice H. Walton, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Alice Hunter Walton, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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.

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