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WALTON, ALLEN K., stone merchant, Hummelstown, Pa., was born in Philadelphia, Pa., November 11, 1860. He is a son of Allen and Emma J. (Kohlenkamp) Walton. His parents removed, when he was a small boy, to Hummelstown, Dauphin county, Pa., where he was educated in the common schools. At the age of eighteen he became interested with his father in the stone quarry. He has continued in this business up to the present time. He was married, November 17, 1885, to Miss Caroline, daughter of Charles and Sophia (Seiffert) Goehmann. After their marriage they took up their residence in the beautiful house in Hummelstown built by Mr. Walton in 1884. They have three children: Allen G., Lillie S. and Caroline E. Mr. Walton is a strong Republican. He is an active member of the Lutheran church at Hummelstown.

 

Historical Review of Dauphin County

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Date of Transcription: 3 Feb 2001

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