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Walton, John E.

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Walton, John E.
February 27, 2007 05:29PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
1887, Boone Co.

JOHN E. WALTON was born in Bracken County, Ky. April 8, 1826, and was
the fifth of seven children born to Josiah and Margaret (Humlong)
Walton. Josiah H. Walton was born in Virginia in 1787, and was an
early settler in Bracken County, where he lived and died. His
occupation was farming and tanning. Margaret Humlong was born in 1799.
She married Mr. Walton January 9, 1817, in Bracken County, and had
seven children, viz: Eliza A., Simeon H. Susanna M., Katherine R., John
E., George H. H. and Josiah H. Josiah H. Walton, Sr., died September
28, 1830, and his widow died in 1847. John E. Walton was brought up
in Bracken County on the farm, and received his education in the same
county. In 1845 he moved to Boone County, and settled a few miles west
of Burlington, where he lived until 1871, when he moved to where he now
resides, two miles west of Erlanger. February 5, 1852, he married
Missouri McGlasson, a daughter of William and Alice (Barton) McGlasson,
of Boone County. To this union nine children have been born--four
daughters and five sons--viz: Laura V., George F., William M., John J.,
Thomas J. J., Napoleon B., Daisy, Margaret H. and Alice C. The family
are members of the Christian Church. Politically Mr. Walton is a
Democrat.
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