Joel Sanford WALKER Bible

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THIS CERTIFIES THAT THE RITE OF HOLY MATRIMONY WAS CELEBRATED BETWEEN J. S. WALKER AND MARTHA ELIZABETH TOLLESON ON THE 6TH DAY OF APRIL 1862 AT THE BRIDE'S FATHERS BY D. J. MORE ESQ

PAGE TWO - MARRIAGES

Joel S. Walker & Martha E. Tolleson was married April 6th 1869

James S. Walker & Mary E. Turner was married Dec 26th 1883

F. S. McAlexander & Mary (?) Walker was married Dec 26 1886

Joseph M Walker & Lucy McAlexander was married Nov 14, 1889

John T. Walker & Addie Belote was married Jan 20, 1895

Charles Walker & Maud Smith was married Nov 10, 1899

Carter W. Key & Nancy Walker married Dec 24th, 1899

Melvin (?) Walker & Roxy Lumpkin Dec 11, 1901

PAGE THREE - BIRTHS

Joel S. Walker --------------------------------- Jan 4, 1844

Martha E. Walker --------------------------------- Oct 14, 1843

James S. Walker --------------------------------- Dec, 21, 1863

Joseph M. Walker --------------------------------- Dec 9, 1865

Mary Walker --------------------------------- Aug 21, 1867

John T. Walker --------------------------------- Mar. 2 1869

Charles Walker --------------------------------- May 1, 1871

Jesse E. Walker --------------------------------- Oct 9 1872

Osker L. Walker --------------------------------- Aug 26, 1874

Melvin Walker --------------------------------- April 5, 1876

Martha A. Walker --------------------------------- May 13, 1878

Eligah Walker --------------------------------- April 3, 1880

Louis Walker --------------------------------- Dec 11, 1881

Nancy Walker --------------------------------- Nov 27, 1883

PAGE FOUR - DEATHS

Osker L. Walker Oct 8, 1875, age 1 yr 5 mo &12 days

Martha A Walker May 30, 1879, age 1 year 17 days

Eligah Walker Sept. 28, 1881, age 1 yr 5 mo 5 days

Louis Walker May 30, 1883, age 1 yr 5 mo 26 days

James S. Walker June 6, 1888, age 24 yr 6 mo 7 days

J. E. Walker Jan 21, 1902

Mary McAlexander Dec 26, 1909

Melvin Walker Jan 16, 1926

PAGE FIVE (Marriage of Cone Jefferson Tolleson and Lucy Ann Waits)

C. J. Tolleson and L. A . Waits were united by me in HOLY MATRIMONYat (?) on the 14th day of December 1882 in the presence of F. B. __earison

PAGE SIX ( family of Cone Jefferson Tolleson and Lucy Ann Waits)

C. J. Tolleson - born Jan 28, 1857

L. A. Tolleson - born Jan 17, 1860

Arther S. Tolleson June 8, 1884

Tilitha Ann Tolleson Feb. 23, 1886

William J. Tolleson Jan. 1, 1888 (next name difficult to read)

Caselona (?) Nov. 28, 1889

Jeffersonia Tolleson Apr 9, 1892 (next name difficult to read)

Al__ria Tolleson Mar. 3, 1895

Jane Tolleson Dec 27, 1897

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Jesse Tolleson was born in 1821. March the 16th in Morgan Co. GA and raised in Monroe Co.

Tillitha Tolleson was born Nov the 4th, 1824 and we too were married 1842 the 8 day of Sept. Before were married her name were Preston.

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C. W. Key of Marion Co and Nancy Walker of Cass co. were united by me in the BONDS OF HOLY MATRIMONY at home on the 24 day of Dec in the year of our Lord 1899

 

The following facts are not stated in the bible:

Joel Sanford WALKER. Son of Joseph Walker and Mary Ashmore. Born on 14 Jan 1844 in Carroll Co., GA. Joel Sanford died in Jefferson, TX on 1 May 1935; he was 91. Buried in Shiloh Methodist Cemetery, north of Jefferson, TX in Cass Co.

On 6 Apr 1862 when Joel Sanford was 18, he married Martha Elizabeth TOLLESON, daughter of Jesse Elijah TOLLESON Jr. (16 Mar 1821-17 May 1908) & Talitha Jane PRESTON (4 Nov 1824-26 Apr 1902). Born on 14 Oct 1843. Martha Elizabeth died north of Jefferson, TX on 14 Feb 1917; she was 73. Buried in Shiloh Methodist Cemetery, north of Jefferson, TX in Cass Co.

Thanks,

Brenda Hillers

(Bible transcribed as written. The bible is in the possession of my cousin, James Key, Atlanta, GA. )

 

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