Would someone please check for obit, death notice, news article for this lady? Such material is likely because she was the wife of a rather famous New Orleans figure - Col. James Burdge WALTON (commander of the Washington Artillery and later Chief of Artillery under General Lee with the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War).
Martha Amelia JOHNSON, b. ca 1819 Md, d. 18 Feb 1906 New Orleans, La, m. ca 1836 Col. James Burdge WALTON.
1850 census for City of New Orleans, Municipality #2, 1st ward, Orleans Parish, La, pg 44 (taken 9 Aug 1850): James B. Walton, 36 b. NJ, custom house, real estate $100; Martha A, 30 b. Md; Emma L, 11 b. La; Ellen, 10 b. La; Amelia, 7 b. La; James B, Junr, 5 b. La; Ann Fitzsimmons, 28 b. Ireland; Ann, 24 b. Ireland; Louise Englebright, 28 b. Germany; G. M. Baily, 34 b. Va, Mc???, real estate $10000; Mary C. Bayly, 22 b. La; Robert, 3 b. La; Elizabeth, 24 b. Germany.
1860 census for New Orleans post office, City of New Orleans, 1st Dist, 2d ward, Orleans Parish, La, pg 553 (taken 2 July 1860): J. B. Walton, 47 b. NJ, auctioneer, real estate $11000 personal property $10000; Amelia M, 39 b. Md; Emma L, 21 b. La; Helen G, 18 b. La; Amelia A, 16 b. La; James B, 15 b. La; John C, 12 b. La; Abigail L, 4 b. La; Mary A, 2 b. La; Mary Welsh, 25 b. Ireland, servant.
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