Amanda A Walton

9 January 1851–25 January 1928 (Age 77)
Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amanda A

When Amanda A Walton was born on 9 January 1851, in Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, her father, Nicholas Walton, was 45 and her mother, Hannah O'Donnell, was 42. She married William D. Hamilton on 21 March 1869, in Martin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 January 1928, in Harrison, Fayette Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Terre Haute, Lost Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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William D. Hamilton
Amanda A Walton
Marriage: 21 March 1869
Hannah Hamilton
Dorothy Hamilton
Kizziah J Hamilton
Rosa Hamilton
Archie Nicholas Hamilton

Spouse and Children

    William D. Hamilton



21 March 1869
Martin, Indiana, United States


    Hannah Hamilton


    Dorothy Hamilton


    Kizziah J Hamilton


    Rosa Hamilton



Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Walton





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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 9

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 12

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

Age 21

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)

  • Amanda Hamilton in household of William D Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amanda Hamilton in household of W D Hamilton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Hamilton in household of Wm D Hamilton, "United States Census, 1900"

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