Samantha Walton

27 September 1853–30 April 1925 (Age 71)
Farmington Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States

The Life of Samantha

When Samantha Walton was born on 27 September 1853, in Farmington Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States, her father, George Wilkerson Walton, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Carl, was 29. She married Thomas Haines on 14 October 1874, in Cedar, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Lipscomb, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Lipscomb, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 30 April 1925, in Follett, Lipscomb, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fairmont Cemetery, Follett, Lipscomb, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Haines
Samantha Walton
Marriage: 14 October 1874
Emma Frances Haines
William T. Haines
Henry Oscar Haines
Amanda Jane Haines
Albert Lee Haines
Myrtle Haines

Spouse and Children

14 October 1874
Cedar, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Samantha Walton in household of George Walton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samantha Haines in household of Thomas Haines, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Semantha Haines in household of Thomas Haines, "United States Census, 1910"

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