Frank Arthur Walton

5 July 1865–23 December 1953 (Age 88)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Frank Arthur

When Frank Arthur Walton was born on 5 July 1865, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred Franklin Walton, was 23 and his mother, Mira Mary Laughran, was 27. He married Annie Jones on 19 December 1895, in Lyons, Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Biltmore Forest, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Asheville Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 23 December 1953, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Frank Arthur Walton
Annie Jones
Marriage: 19 December 1895
Grace Walton
Kester Lowell Walton

Spouse and Children

19 December 1895
Lyons, Granville, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Franklin Walton





World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 12

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Arthur F Walton in household of Alford F Walton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arthur L Walton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank A Walton, "United States Census, 1940"

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