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The Walker Family
Giles Co, TN
Limestone Co, AL

The Known Facts

My gggggggrandparents were:
James WALKER who married
Fanny CANNON 26 Jun 1774 in Goochland Co, VA.
Their children: (taken from the will of James WALKER, filed in Jefferson
                          County, TN  25 May 1801).
1. Thomas WALKER
2. John WALKER
3. Jeremiah WALKER
4. Frankey WALKER
5. Elizabeth Elam WALKER
6. Patsy Cannon WALKER (twin of William and lived in McNairy Co, TN)
7. William Cannon WALKER was born ca 1796 in Tennessee.
William WALKER was married to Rebecca COFFMAN in TN ca 1820-24 who was born ca 1798 in Tennessee. (my ggggggrandparents)
Children of William Cannon WALKER and Rebecca COFFMAN:
A Hamilton born ca 1825 in Jefferson, TN. (my gggggrandparents)
    He married Mary (Polly) GOLDEN 17 Nov 1853 in Madison Co,AL.
    Mary GOLDEN was born ca 1833 in AL.
    Their children:
a. William S. born ca 1854 in Giles Co, TN. and died before 1920 in Dallas or Tarrant Co, TX.  He married July Marier Frances (Fanny) STARKEY 2 Jan 1877 in Alabama.   July Marier France STARKEY, daughter of Silas G. STARKEY and Julia Ann Suen LANDERS, was born 26 Jul 1853 in Alabama and died in Texas sometime after 1920.  She is buried in Kit Cemetery, Irving, Dallas, Co, TX.  They resided in Shoal Ford, Limestone Co, AL in 1880.  They moved to Texas sometime before 1920.  In 1920 July Marier Frances STARKEY was living with her son Charlie B. WALKER in Grapevine, Tarrant Co, TX.
    Children of William S. WALKER & July Marier Frances (Fanny)
    STARKEY: (my ggggrandparents)
    1. Lenord F. born 17 Oct 1879 in Alabama.
    2. Rutha L. born 1 Jan 1880 in Limestone County, AL and died 9 Oct 1957 in Irving, Dallas Co, TX.  She is buried in Kit Cemetery, Irving, Dallas Co, TX.  She married an unknown WORTHY.
    3. Nellie Verona born 22 Jun 1882 in Limestone Co, AL and died 8 May 1949 in Irving, Dallas Co, TX.  She is buried in the Hight-Jordan Cemetery in Grand Prairie, TX.  She married Sam Riley LOOPER ca 1903 in Dallas Co, TX.  Sam Riley LOOPER, son of John Calvin LOOPER and Lillie Jeanne BROWN was born 30 Aug 1880 in Iredell Co, NC and died 18 Apr 1953 in Irving, Dallas Co, TX.  He is buried in Hight-Jordan Cemetery, Grand Prairie, Dallas Co, TX.
Children of Sam Riley LOOPER and Nellie Verona WALKER:
        (my gggrandparents)
Will add children soon when I delve into my LOOPER files.
   4. Charlie B. born 15 Feb 1885 and died 15 May 1967 in Irving, Dallas Co, TX.  He married Lula Unknown.  Lula Unknown was born 9 Sep 1887 in TX and died 22 Oct 1981 in Garland, TX.
        Children of Charlie B. WALKER and Lula Unknown:
         Edna born ca 1911 in TX.
         Vernon born ca 1915 in TX.
         R. D. (male) born ca 1918 in TX.
         Probably more children.
Back to children of Hamilton WALKER and Mary GOLDEN:
b. David M.born ca 1858 in TN.  He married Nancy HAWKINS.
c. Pleasant H. born ca 1860in TN and married Lucinda unknown.  Lucinda was born ca 1868.
d. Joel born ca 1862.
e. Louise Mary born ca 1864 in AL.
f. Lovel Marion born ca 1866 in AL.
g. John H. born ca 1868 in AL.
h. Ernest W. born ca 1872 in AL.
i. Theo L. born ca 1874 in AL.
Back to children of William Cannon WALKER and Rebecca COFFMAN:
B Lovel C. born 29 Jul 1829 and died 5 Mar 1907 in Covington, Hill Co, TX and buried in Covington Cemetery.  He married #1 Millie Caroline GOLDEN 8 May 1856 in Limestone Co, AL.  Millie Caroline GOLDEN died in AL and is buried in Coffman-Legg Cemetery in Giles Co, TN.
    Their Children:
a. Israel (Ezra) Hickman born ca 1857 was a preacher.
b. Lovel Andrew Newton born ca 1859.
c. Joel Riley born ca 1860.
d. William Dan Shadrach Hamilton born ca 1862 died of typhoid in AL.
e. Lydia born ca 1868 (twin).
f. George Wesley born ca 1868 (twin).
g. Ada Ophelia born ca 1872 and lived in Johnson County.
h. Shorter (Hamilton) ? born ca 1865
    Wife # 2 of Lovel C. WALKER was  Elizabeth SHELTON.
    Their Children:
i. Dorcas born ca 1875.
j. Lee born ca 1878.
C David M. born ca 1830 in AL.
D Elizabeth born ca 1833 in AL.
E Sarah born ca 1835 in AL.
F Marcum born ca 1837 in AL.
I have many documents and census on this family.  If you are descended from this family, please contact me so we can exchange data. 
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