George Washington Walden

3 July 1847–3 March 1926 (Age 78)
Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Walden was born on 3 July 1847, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, his father, Elisha Walden, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Hill, was 38. He married Lucinda Kimberly on 6 November 1870, in Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in District 548, Clayton, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Riverdale, Clayton, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 March 1926, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 78.

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George Washington Walden
Lucinda Kimberly
Marriage: 6 November 1870
Mary E. Walden
Frances Jane Walden

Spouse and Children

6 November 1870
Clayton, Rabun, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ ( see Wallace ) + denu ‘valley’.

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

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  • G W Wallden in household of Elisha Wallden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George W Walden in household of Elizabeth Walden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Walden, "United States Census, 1900"

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