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Capt. Timothy Walker

Started by suzanne barger Aug 20, 2012.

Success Story - and more questions!! 6 Replies

Started by Pj Sisseck. Last reply by Pj Sisseck Mar 26, 2012.

Walker- Tenessee and Arkansas and/or Cherokee Indian Territory

Started by Lisa A. (Thamm) Spegal Oct 19, 2010.

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Comment by Lisa A. (Thamm) Spegal on October 10, 2011 at 11:00pm
Pj, you may have seen there's 3 trees on, one may be yours? one says Martha died @ 1932, the other says 1920.... whew, all kinds of dates
Comment by Lisa A. (Thamm) Spegal on October 10, 2011 at 4:15pm
Jeffrey Hinkle  have you found out anything since your post below looking for info on Newton Walker? Who did he marry?  what's your mom's name? they would be on the 1920 census 3 yrs after her birth.... and then 1930. He would be on earlier ones with wife, then earlier with parents, if  you don't already have that info, I'll be happy to send it or post it along with anything else I find.....  :)
Comment by Lisa A. (Thamm) Spegal on October 10, 2011 at 12:54pm
Pj Sisseck  ODD I looked in online NM death index and Andrew is listed but not Martha, even looked under maiden name just in case.
Comment by Terri Mercier on September 6, 2011 at 10:05am
We are researching the WALKER family in Massachusetts.
Comment by Megan Dean Little on July 14, 2011 at 5:29pm
My great uncle's name was James Cornelius Walker and his nickname was Red Walker. His sister, my grandmother's name was Elizabeth Walker Harrington.
Comment by Pj Sisseck on January 29, 2011 at 9:49pm

Help!  I descend from a Martha Jane "Mattie" Walker, whose daddy's name was James (and there are records on about a thousand James Walkers in every county in the USA).  From censuses and other stuff, I have learned that Martha Jane Walker was born in 1851, 1853, and IN, IL, and MO!  She died 14 July 1927, and is buried in Tucumcari Memorial Park, Quay Co NM. NM cannot locate her Death Certificate, and neither can I.  She was married 10 October 1873 in MO to Andrew Baker Simpson.

About the most solid clue I have is that she lived in Millsap, Parker Co TX, from roughly 1875 until about 1901, and that one of her nieces-by-marriage, Ollie Justus, married William DIllard Goen.  Like I said...HELP!


Comment by Lillian Alline Champagne on January 14, 2011 at 5:52pm
Found my ggrandparents in Mossy Grove, Lavaca County, Texas. James L. and Sarah O. Walker, J.L. deceased Nov 1879 and Sarah 23 June 1880. Her brother James L. Grizzard became guardian of their 7 children. They came to Texas from Morgan & Limestone Co., Alabama. She born there, father Henry P. Grizzard, J.L. born in Arkansas. Anyone else researching this family?
Comment by Jeffrey Hinkle on July 25, 2010 at 5:36pm
I know very little about my maternal grandfather. His name was Newton Walker. My mom was born in Houston, Mississippi in 1917 and grew up in Pulaski, Columbia and Nashville, Tennessee. My grandfather died in 1960 - so I would guess he was born in the late 1800's. Any information would be very much appreciated.
Comment by Gary Smith on July 25, 2010 at 5:25pm
I came across this posting that may help clarify the Walker family lore about Toaping Castle:
Comment by Gary Smith on July 25, 2010 at 4:14pm
For information about their new home in the colonies built by the Walker brothers and named for the original Toaping Castle, go to: This may give you a start in tracing it in Scotland (thank goodness for handy-dandy Google searching. "Try it; you'll like it").

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