Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Dolly Walker

George Ann Walker
Dec. 13, 1848
Jan. 12, 1934

Buried Repton Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 14 March 2018.

George Ann Burton married Daniel B. Walker 12 April 1864 in Crittenden County.[1] They first appear together on the 1870 Crittenden County census with two young children, M.C. and H.D. Walker. [2] By 1920, Dolly Walker was living in Mississippi County, Missouri in the home of her son, John D. Walker.[3]

Dolly Walker's death notice states she was living in East Prairie, Missouri at the time of death. She was born and reared in  Crittenden County. Her two sons, John and Charlie Walker, accompanied her body back to Crittenden County for burial.[4]

According to her death certificate, Dolly Walker was born in Simpson County, Kentucky and was a widow at the time of her death.[5]  Her husband, Daniel Black Walker, was born 28 May 1839, died 31 August 1884 and is also buried at Repton Cemetery.[6]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriage Records Vol. 1  18 42-1865 and Abstracts of Wills Book 1  1842-1924, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1990) 104.
[2] 1870 Crittenden County, Kentucky census, Marion, Roll M 593_457, p. 335A, Ancestry.com.
[3] 1920 Mississippi County, Missouri Census, St. James, Roll T625_932, p. 10B, E.D. 110, Ancestry.com.
[4] "Mrs. Dollie Walker Buried at Repton," Crittenden Press, 19 January 1934.
[5] Missouri Death Certificate #3,  St. James Township, Mississippi County, George Ann Walker, residence East Prairie, Mo, informant Charlie Walker of East Prairie.
[6] Find A Grave Memorial #62272371, Daniel Black Walker.

Published 13 November 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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