Edward Walton

about 1799–1849 (Age 50)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edward

Edward Walton was born about 1799, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States as the son of Samuel Walton and ?. He married Catharine Byrd on 6 May 1824, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1849, in his hometown, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Edward Walton
1799–1849
Catharine Byrd
1805–1890
Marriage: 6 May 1824
Mary Catherine Walton
1825–1910
Samuel W Walton
1827–
Sarah Walton
1829–1856
Jesse Mc Henry Walton
1832–1903
Rebecca M. Walton
1839–
Lamar B Walton
1840–1926
Josephine Walton
1842–
Joseph M Walton
1844–
William E Walton
1846–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 May 1824
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Catherine Walton

    Female1825–1910Female

    Samuel W Walton

    Male1827–Male

    Female1829–1856Female

    Jesse Mc Henry Walton

    Male1832–1903Male

    Female1839–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Walton

    Male1772–1843Male

    ?

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(4)

    Atlantic Ocean Walton

    Female1798–1869Female

    Male1799–1849Male

    John Louderback

    Male1817–1894Male

    Charles Fenton Walton

    Male1818–1852Male

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Walton in entry for Isaac Hockman, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Edward Walton in entry for Lamar Walton, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Edward Walton, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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