NC Family Group Sheet for William WALTON Family

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Submitted by: Kerma (Neal) Breedlove
Email address: kermaja@centurytel.net


Husband: William WALTON
Birthdate: about 1742
Birth Place: Orange or Prince Edward County, Virginia
Death Date: April 7, 1826
Place of Death: Bridgeton, St. Louis, Missouri
Father: John Walton born about 1715 in Virginia
Mother: Ann
Marriage Date: about 1770
Marriage Place:
Burial Place: Fee Fee Baptist Cemetery, Bridgeton, St. Louis, Missouri

Wife: Mary
Birthdate: 1750
Birthplace: Bedford County, Virginia
Death Date: November 21, 1838
Place of Death: Bridgeton, St. Louis, Missouri
Father:
Mother:
Children
Child No. 1 Meshack Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1771
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: March 1816
Place of Death: St. Louis, Missouri
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Elizabeth (after death of Meshack married John Brown)

Child No. 2 John Taylor Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1773
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 1848
Place of Death: St. Louis, Missouri
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Sylvia

Child No. 3 William Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1775
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 1809
Place of Death:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Nancy Griffith

Child No. 4 George Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1777
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: after March 24, 1843
Place of Death: Cole County, Missouri
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Elizabeth Clary

Child No. 5 Jacob Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1779
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 1848
Place of Death: Barry County, Missouri
Marriage Date: 1805
Marriage Place: North Carolina
Spouse’s Name: Jane Goode

Child No. 6 Nancy Walton
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1781
Birth Place: Rutherford County, North Carolina
Death Date: August 2, 1851
Place of Death: St. Louis, Missouri
Marriage Date: March 20, 1802
Marriage Place: Rutherford County, North Carolina
Spouse’s Name: William Hawkins

Child No. 7 Elizabeth Walton
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1782
Birth Place: Rutherford County, North Carolina
Death Date: before December 3, 1823
Place of Death:
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Edward Lunsford

Child No. 8 Henry Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 18, 1784
Birth Place: Franklin County, Virginia
Death Date: before April 25, 1850
Place of Death: St. Louis, Missouri
Marriage Date: 1807
Marriage Place: North Carolina
Spouse’s Name: Rebecca Forsythe

Child No. 9 James B. Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: December 27, 1787
Birth Place: Augusta County, Virginia
Death Date: June 16, 1851
Place of Death: St. Louis, Missouri
Marriage Date: March 12, 1808
Marriage Place: St. Louis, Missouri
Spouse’s Name: Isabella Musick

Child No. 10 Joseph Walton
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1783
Birth Place: North Carolina
Death Date: after 1860
Place of Death: Texas County, Missouri
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Spouse’s Name: Drusilla Musick

Child No. 11 Rebecca Walton
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1789
Birth Place: Franklin County, Virginia
Death Date: before 1817
Place of Death:
Marriage Date: about 1804
Marriage Place: Franklin County, Virginia
Spouse’s Name: Absalom Chapman

Documentation:
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Will of William Walton
In the name of God, Amen, I William Walton of the County of St. Louis and State of Missouri being
in perfect mind and memory do make and ordain and constitute this my last will and testament (hereby
revoking all others that may have been heretofore, made by me).
First:
Insign my Soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth, and my worldly estate I dispose
of in the manner following.
Secondly:
After the payment of my just debts, my Wife Mary Walton is to have such portion of the residue of my estate
as the I one – would have given her had I died inlestate, to enjoy the same for and during her natural life.
Thirdly:
I hereby devise and bequeath the residue of my Estate after payment of debts and deducting the dower as aforesaid,
unto the following persons in eight equal portions as follows to wit: One eight there of unto
Nancy Walton Widow of my son William, and to her three children, to go to said Nancy and her three children
in Equal Parts; and one eight thereof unto each of my children now surviving to wit, John Walton, George Walton,
Jacob Walton, Henry Walton, James Walton, Joseph Walton, and Nancy Hawkins.
Fourthly:
Thereby give and bequeath to William, John T. Polly, Rhoda, being children of my deceased Son Meshack Walton,
the sum of four hundred dollars to be divided equally between them, it being in full of said Son’s portion.
Fifthly:
I hereby give and bequeath into Narcepa. Polly M., J Malinda C. Chitesen of my
deceased daughter Elizabeth Lukeford, the sum of three hundred dollars to be divided equally between them.
Sixthly:
I also give and bequeath unto Marcipa, George W. Thomas and James, the children of my
deceased daughter Rebecca Chapman the sum of ten dollars to be divided equally among them (my said deceased
children mentioned in the fourth-fifth and sixth articles above having received in their lifetime either the whole or
a portion of their equal part of my estate).
Seventhly:
On the decease of my said wife Mary I hereby devise said third article.
Eighthly:
It is my will that my Executors herein after named in settle with the legatees mentioned in the third article above, shall
charge against any of said legatees and devises as a part of their portion already received, any account that I may
have in writing against such persons, whether it be for money loaned or property given or for any other thing; or
in the case of the widow of the children of my deceased Son mentioned in said third article, any account which
I may have in writing against my said Son William.
Ninthly:
Also it is my will that any account which I may have in writing against any of my deceased children’s children
mentioned in the fourth , fifth, and sixth articles above shall be deducted from the portion that such Grandchild
would otherwise have received under the will as his part; and shall also be deducted from the amount herein before
enjoined in the same articles to be paid over to the children of the father or mother of such grandchildren.
Lastly:
I hereby appoint my sons Jacob Walton, Henry Walton and James Walton, executors of this my last Will and
Testament: making them trustees to the purposes of “this”. Hereby devising and bequeathing to them all my estate, for
the uses here in mentioned and vesting in them the title to all my lands and personal property: And give conveyances
therefore the proceeds thereof to be held to the uses of this will as declared above. And I hereby give full authority and
power to my said Executors, as far as regards the above mentioned devisees and legatees to act in a disontionary
manner and exonerate them from all recourse that such legatees and devisees might otherwise have had against them.
Signed Sealed and Published and delivered by the testator as his last will and testament in our presonce who have
hereunto subscribed our names as Witness in his presence and in the presence of each other a ad at his request the
words this will before Execution December the 3, 1823
William WaltonSeal
Attest: Alexander Clark-John Brown Jr.- Thomas Clark
State of Missouri, County of St. Louis. Be it remembered that on this 12th day of April 1826 before me Mony Philip, xxx
Judge of the Probate Court within and for the County of aforesaid personally appeared Thomas Clark one of the
subscribing Witness to the forgoing instrument of writing duly proven to be the same person by Joseph Walton and
William Hawkins and the said Thomas Clark being by one duly sworn upon his oath declareth and saith that the above
and written named William Walton signed and published the or this instrument in writing as his last will and testament
and that at the time he signed and sealed the said instrument he the said testor was of sound and disposing mind and
that he this said deponent and the above named Alexander Clark and John Brown subscribed their names thereto in
presence of the said testor and in the presence of each other as witness to the same at the request of the said testor-
Thomas Clark- Sworn and subscribed before one the day and year above written.
M.P. Ledue I. Prob: recorded Booklet A. Page 149(hard to read could be 249)
And following this 12th day of April 1826 of which I certify M.P. Ladue I. Prob.—Note the words “this will” 11th
line from bottom per 506 to line xx the original-
Recorded 24th August 1827
Arch Tamble Recorder
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Will of Mary Walton
(Wife of William Walton)
In the name of God Amen; I Mary Walton of the County of St. Louis and the State of Missouri being old and well stricken
in years, and knowing that it is appointed once for all men to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament.
(First)I give my soul to God who gave it; and my body I resign to the grave;
(Secondly) I give to John Walton and Nancy Hawkins over and above the rest of my children (to wit) To John Walton
Two Hundred Dollars: and to Nancy Hawkins, Eighty Dollars:
(Thirdly) I give to William Walton son of Meshach Walton, Two cows one with young calf and two year old cattle:
(Fourthly) It is my will and desire that the remaining part of my estate after all my just debts are paid should be equally
divided between my children:
John Walton
George Walton
Jacob Walton
Nancy Hawkins
James Walton
Joseph Walton Three Hundred Dollars to be deducted out of Joseph Walton’s part for
A note I held against him, having give him said note.
(Fifthly)I reserve Ten Dollars of my estate and do and do give it to my son Henry Walton; as I believe he has had
his equal share therefore;

In testimony I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this 20th day of June in the year of our lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Thirty-Eight
Her Mark & Seal
Mary Walton

Signed, sealed and acknowledged --- in junison
C.G. Link
Malin da Link
Campbell E. Link
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The descriptions of land including neighboring surnames in these five deeds indicate all lands bought or sold by this William
Walton were located on or near Little Creek in west central Franklin County.Little Creek is a branch off the Blackwater
River.Cole and Rentfro appear in earlier deeds as land owners on or near Little Creek.
In Chronological Order:
Franklin Co. Virginia Deed of Feb. 1788 to Wm Walton of Franklin Co. from Isaac Rentfro;1000 acres in Franklin Co.
Land features/boundaries:white oak, wagon rd, Fergusons line, side of Jackson Branch, Coles line, crossing Coles
(creek?).DB1:368
Franklin Co. Virginia Deed of Sept. 1788 to William Walton of Franklin Co. from Spencer & wife of Montgomery
Co., 150 acres in Franklin Co.
Land features/boundaries:on both sides Little Creek, where sd Spencer did live, at Thomas Arthur’s corner white oak,
Fox Branch.DB2:148 Franklin Co. Virginia Deed of Aug. 1790 to Peter Isenberry of Franklin Co. from William
Walton and wife Mary of Franklin Co., 1000 acres in Franklin Co.
Land features/boundaries:white oak, wagon road, Fergusons line, side of Racoon Branch, Coles line, crossing Coles
Creek.DB2:119
Franklin County Virginia Deed of Oct. 1791 from William Walton of County of Elliott(sic), State of Georgia, to
Abraham Rowland of Franklin Co. VA,for 160 acres in Franklin Co.
Land features, boundaries:both sides Little Creek, being place where sd Walton formerly lived, beginning at Thomas
Arthur’s Corner white oak, a branch called Fox Branch DB2:271
Franklin Co. Virginia Deed of Nov. 1794 from William Walton of Rederford (sic) County, North Carolina to Peter
Isenberry of Franklin Co. VA, 36 acres in Franklin Co.
Land features/boundaries:on waters of Little Creek bounded by Isenberry DB3:206