Mary Beekman Walton

14 May 1727–11 March 1794 (Age 66)
Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary Beekman

When Mary Beekman Walton was born on 14 May 1727, in Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jacob Walton, was 23 and her mother, Maria Beekman, was 23. She married Lewis Morris III on 24 September 1749. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 March 1794, in Morrisania, Bronx, New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Morris III
1726–1798
Mary Beekman Walton
1727–1794
Marriage: 24 September 1749
Catharine Morris
1750–1831
Mary Morris
1752–1776
Colonel Lewis Morris
1754–1824
General Jacob Morris
1755–1844
Sarah Morris
1757–1813
William Walton Morris
1759–1832
Helena Magdalena Morris
1762–1840
Staats Morris
1763–1826
James Morris
1764–1827
Judge Richard Valentine Morris
1768–1815

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1749
children

(10)

    Catharine Morris

    Female1750–1831Female

    Mary Morris

    Female1752–1776Female

    Male1754–1824Male

    General Jacob Morris

    Male1755–1844Male

    Sarah Morris

    Female1757–1813Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Walton

    Male1703–1747Male

    Female1704–1800Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 49

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 49

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 54

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Mary Walton, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Mary Walton Morris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Walton, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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