WALTON Ancestry

Nicholas WALTONNicholas was born about 1780 in NY, probably Ontario County. He died on 11 Mar 1821 in Dearborn County, IN. Nicolas married Cornelia. Nicholas lived in the Penn Yan / Jerusalem area of Ontario County until some time between 1816 to 1818, when he moved his family to Dearborn County, IN. (1,2,3,5)

Cornelia (Maiden name unknown) Cornelia was born in NY


  1. Isaac WALTON Isaac was born in 1810 in Penn Yan village, Ontario County, NY He married Lydia Jane HENSON on 15 Mar 1846 in Ohio County, IN. (1,5)
  2. Zachariah WALTON Zachariah was born on 11 Nov 1810 in Pen Yan, Ontario County, NY and died on 11 Mar 1900 in Andalusia, IL. He married Phoebe DENNIS on 28 Dec 1832 in New Marion, Ripley County, IN. (1,5)
  3. Phoebe WALTON Phoebe was born in 1815 in Penn Yan, Ontario County, NY. She married John A. Lewis on 3 Feb 1836 in Switzerland County, IN. Phoebe and John moved to Indiana prior to1840 (1,5)
  4. Benjamin WALTON Benjamin was born on 3 May 1818 in Rising Sun, Dearborn County, Indiana. He died on 5 Feb 1905 in Hardin County, IA. Benjamin married Catherine HIZER on 25 Apr 1839 in Ohio County, IN. (1,5)
  5. Cornelius WALTON Cornelius married Rhoda LINVILLE on 2 Oct 1841 in Switzerland County, IN. (1,5)


  1. Marjorie Hanson, Family History Report, Dec 2000
  2. USGenWeb, Yates County, NY.
  3. USGenWeb, Ontario County, NY.
  4. USGenWeb, Ohio County, IN.
  5. Indiana State Library Genealogy Division
  6. Renee Pence, 148 Dolphin Ave NE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
  7. USGenWeb Archives, 1810 Federal Census, Ontario, NY, Copyright (c) 1999 by Andrew Burdett.
  8. USGenWeb Archives, 1703 Census of New York City, NY,Submitted by P. D. Smith on August 23, 1998 Copyright 1998 (c) by P. D. Smith.
  9. USGenWeb Archives, 1800 Federal Census, Suffolk County, NY, Copyright (c) 1999 by Alice Ohlsson Tatum.
  10. Eula M. Brown, Notebook prepared for Kevin Walton.

Research Notes:

William WALTON is listed in the1703 Census of New York City, NY (8)

There are numerous records on the Ontario and Yates County, NY, USGenWeb sites showing that a Nathan WALTON, Christopher WALTON, John WALTON and Edward WALTON lived in Penn Yan Village and the town of Jerusalem about the same as Nicholas WALTON. These men are probably related, although we have not seen any records to confirm this. (1)

USGenWeb, Vital Records Extracted from the Yates County Chronicle, Editor: Stafford C. Cleveland May-August 1871

17 August 1871 Died in Penn Yan on 18 Aug 1871 Monday, August 14, 1871 Nathan Walton, in the eighty-sixth year of his age. Mr. Walton was born near Philadelphia. He married here over forty years ago Lucy Fisher, who survives him. They had one daughter, Sarah, who is the wife of Edmund Wright of this village. http://www.linkny.com/~history/may71.htm

Nathan WALTON was a War of 1812 veteran. He is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan (1)

Silas WALTON is listedin the 1800 Federal Census, Suffolk County, NY.

John WALTON is listed in the 1810 Census.(7) John's name can also be found on the 1820 Ontario County, NY, Federal Census

Jacob WALTON (1750-1830) Ontario County, NY, Ontario County Records and Archives Center Message Board, Terry Walton on August 15, 2002 Revolutionary War veteran. Probably died and buried in Bloomfield (Ontario County, NY) area. Seeking any information on subject

Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site The following item was found at this site:

Walton is one of the most important towns of Delaware county. It was the seventh formed, and the last before the erection of the county, in 1797. It was embraced in Franklin prior to that date, and was named from William Walton, who, in 1770, obtained a patent of twenty thousand acres of land extending from the Delaware river to the Susquehanna valley, within which the village and a portion of the town are embraced.

1810 Ontario County, NY, Federal Census

Christopher and Nicholas WALTON's names appear in the 1810 Census in the town of Jerusalem. Nicholas would have been about 20 years old at the time of the census. Christopher may have been his father or a brother. Their names did not appear on the 1800 census for Ontario.

Jerod, John, and Patience WALTON's names appear on the 1825 Ontario County Federal Census.

Edward and John WALTON's names appear on the 1830 Ontario County Federal Census.

USGenWeb, 1820 Federal Census, Ripley, IN, The following entries were found on this document:

USGenWeb, Switzerland County, INDIANA: 1850 Census Index The following entry is of interest:

Hauser Cemetery Hauser Cemetery, Union Township, Hardin County, Iowa. The following entries were found in this listing:


Map of Yates County, NY

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Yates County, NY (includes Penn Yan) (1)

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