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Augustus George Walton

  • Birth 8 Jun 1782 Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 1835 Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Edwards, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 92189068

Augustus George Walton was the sixth of seven children of Robert and Blanche [Glascock] Walton. His parents were both from prominent families in Augusta, Georgia. Robert Walton veteran of the revolution and related to George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence for Georgia.

When Augustus was eighteen, both of his parents died with in six days of each other; leaving the Walton children under the care of his mother's brother.

Augustus was educated at Richmond Academy and he attended Franklin College (now University of Georgia). In 1802, Augustus met and married Martha "Sallie" Williams of Washington, Georgia. They emigrated west through Alabama to Hinds County, Mississippi in the early 1820's. Along the way, they had seven children: Thomas Zachariah, George Williams, Mary, Garland, Sarah Ann, John and Edward Augustus.

Augustus George Walton departed this life in 1835 at the age of 53 years old.



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  • Created by: GMG
  • Added: 19 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92189068
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus George Walton (8 Jun 1782–1835), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92189068, citing Edwards Cemetery, Edwards, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .