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Walton, Walter S.

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Walton, Walter S.
February 27, 2007 05:30PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., 1887,
Boone Co.

WALTER S. WALTON was born in Boone County, Ky., and is the eighth of
eleven children born to Park and Catherine (Humlong) Walton, natives of
Bracken County. Park Walton was a farmer all his life, and settled in
Boone County about 1826, where he lived and died. His widow still
survives him. His father, Robert Walton, was sheriff of Bracken County
under the old constitution, and was afterward sheriff in Boone County.
Park Walton died in 1871. Walter S. Walton was brought up on the farm,
and received a common-school education. He has followed farming from
boyhood, and has a farm of fifty acres of valuable land in Boone County,
and is devoting considerable attention to the breeding and developing
of blooded horses of the French race. March 8, 1868, he married Malinda
Walton, a daughter of William and Parmelia (Riggs) Walton, of Boone
County. Mr. and Mrs. Walton are members of the Christian Church.
Politically Mr. Walton is a Democrat.
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