Parents of George Walton????

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George Walton was b. 1875 (approximately)  in Muscogee Georgia USA and I cannot locate any records of his birth, or any records (marriage/death/military) listing who his parents were...  

I'm assuming that George's parents were slaves at one time, however I cannot even attach them to a near by plantation...

Help on finding the parents of George Walton is greatly appreciated!
WikiTree profile: George Walton
in Genealogy Help by Gene Ellison G2G6 Mach 1 (17.1k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

There are four black George Waltons born 1870-1879 in the 1880 Georgia census. One is listed as the son of Thomas and Alamede. They moved to Arkansas. So not them. George born 1870, son of George and Isabelle is still living at home in 1900 working as a tailor. George, listed as grandson of L. Thornton. No further info on this family.

George born 1870 is listed as a grandson of Charity. This George has a brother Thomas. Your George named his son Tommie. Maybe track this family



George Walton

 in the 1870 United States Federal Census

VIEW1870 United States Federal Census

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    Name: George Walton
    Age in 1870: 1
    Birth Year: abt 1869
    Birthplace: Georgia
    Dwelling Number: 517
    Home in 1870: Augusta Ward 4, Richmond, Georgia
    Race: Mulatto
    Gender: Male
    Occupation: At Home
    Cannot Read: Y
    Cannot Write: Y
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Jerry Crawford 58
    Elizabeth Crawford 48
    Charity Walton 33
    Sarah Walton 30
    Aaron Walton 34
    Thomas Walton 12
    Virginia Walton 11
    Cora Walton 9
    Rhina Walton 7
    Laura Walton 4
    Lizzie B Walton 2
    Aaron Walton 2
    George Walton 1
    Flora Johnson 12

    Source Citation

    Year: 1870; Census Place: Augusta Ward 4, Richmond, Georgia; Roll: M593_172; Page: 180B; Family History Library Film: 545671


    Eddie,  thank you so much!  I was beating my head against the wall!

    I went back to the 1880 Census and here George is list as a son of Charity...

    George Walton Son M 9 Georgia, United States


    Back then, just up from slavery, NAMES stayed in families, sons and grandsons named in honor of the lost loved ones. I found the origin of my King line, in 1870, knowing only two things. My grampa was Renzo King (Lorenzo) and his best friend and cousin was Quitman Walker

     and they were named after their grampses out of Mississippi. I combed the 1870 Mississippi census for black men named Lorenzo, didn't use a surname and Quitman, didn't use a surname. . Found LORENZO WOODS and Quitman Walker. . They took me to

    and Grams already told about the Civil War soldier.

    I haven't filled in my whole tree yet but I know and can document everybody now. So, work the names, my friend. Your George had a son Thomas. The 1870 George had a brother Thomas who looks likely died young. Take a leap of faith.


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