Walton, William C
Walton, William C.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Hanover County, Va., Nov. 4, 1793. He was educated at Hampden Sidney College; licensed to preach Oct. 22, 1814; ordained April 25, 1818; and on May following was installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Hopewell. In 1823 he accepted a call to the Third Presbyterian Church in Baltimore; in 1825 returned to Virginia; in July, 1827, was installed pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Va.; in October, 1832, of the Free Church in Hartford, Conn., where; he continued to labor until his death, Feb. 18, 1834.1 He was a most zealous and devoted minister, full of' love for souls and the glory of God. See Danforth, Life of W. C. Walton (1837, 12mo); Christ. Quar, Spectator; 10:193; Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3, 565.