William Walton (1706-1768)

William Walton, Merchant, of 326 Pearl Street, New York City

He made his fortune plying a fleet of ships between the southern ports, controlling the carrying trade of St. Augustine, "the Spaniards being especially friendly towards him". He died without children and left his house and business to his nephew, William Walton.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 10/01/2021 and last updated on 24/03/2022.