Samuel Walton Jr

29 August 1781–23 February 1850 (Age 68)
Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Walton Jr was born on 29 August 1781, in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States, his father, Samuel Walton Sr., was 20 and his mother, Margaret Moor, was 19. He married Edith Dix on 22 December 1803, in Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Norridgewock, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1783 and Somerset, Somerset, Maine, United States in 1850. He died on 23 February 1850, in New Portland, Somerset, Maine, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in New Portland Cemetery, New Portland, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Samuel Walton Jr
Edith Dix
Marriage: 22 December 1803
John Moore Walton
Climena Walton
Irena Walton
Sumner Walton
Joseph Walton
Parthena D Walton
Josiah P Walton
William Penn Walton
William Pullen Walton
Eunice Walton

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22 December 1803
Anson, Somerset, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 5

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 19

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.

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 (3)

  • Samuel Walton, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"
  • Samuel Walton in entry for Eunice P Cutts, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Samuel Walton, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"

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