Julia Button

1829–1894 (Age 65)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Julia

When Julia Button was born in 1829, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Warham Bagg Button, was 31 and her mother, Sophia N. Chaffee, was 29. She married Andrew J. Walton on 1 October 1848, in Suffield, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1880. She died in 1894, at the age of 65.

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Andrew J. Walton
Julia Button
Marriage: 1 October 1848
Charles H Walton

Spouse and Children

    Andrew J. Walton



1 October 1848
Suffield, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada


    Charles H Walton


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 5

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’. Compare Butner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Julia A Wallace in household of Geo W Wallace, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Juliana Button, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Julia Walton in entry for Charles H Walton, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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