Fonda N Walton

Brief Life History of Fonda N

When Fonda N Walton was born on 10 December 1901, in Wyandot, Ohio, United States, her father, Jasper Newton Walton, was 40 and her mother, Nora Belle Smith, was 34. She married Harry Wilford Garrigues on 24 December 1922, in Oceola, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Crane Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 February 2001, in Upper Sandusky, Wyandot, Ohio, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Nevada Cemetery, Eden Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Harry Wilford Garrigues
1896–1978
Fonda N Walton
1901–2001
Marriage: 24 December 1922
Thomas Walton Garrigues
1931–1955

Sources (8)

  • Fonda Garrigues in household of Harry Garrigues, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fonda N Garrigues, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
  • Fonda Garrigues, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called Walton, which are named with Old English walh ‘foreigner, Briton, serf’ (genitive plural wala), wald ‘woodland’, wall ‘wall’, or wælla ‘well, spring, stream’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

History: George Walton (1741–1804) signed the Declaration of Independence. He was born in Prince Edward County, VA, whither his grandfather had emigrated from England in 1682. He moved to Savannah, GA, and became governor of GA and a prominent jurist.

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

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