William Walker Sublett1,2,3

ID# 2487, (1838 - 1892)
FatherWilliam Edzard Sublett4,5,6 (4 Jul 1812 - 16 Dec 1891)
MotherMary Elizabeth Cook4,5,6 (22 Jan 1817 - 10 Mar 1854)

Key Events:

Birth: 18 Oct 1838, Kentucky7,8,9
Marriage: Mary Anapola Mims, 28 Mar 186610,11,12
Death: 30 Oct 18927,13,14
Burial: Columbus Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky15

Spouse:Mary Anapola Mims (23 Sep 1844 - 25 Dec 1920)
     Children:

  • Walter Reid Sublett27,28,25 (8 May 1867 - 1934)
  • Mary Anapola Sublett27,28,25 (1 May 1869 - 1958)
  • Caroline Hanson Sublett27,29 (18 Apr 1873 - )
  • Willena B. Sublett27,29 (11 Jan 1875 - 1941)
  • Sarah H. Sublett27,29 (6 Jan 1878 - )
  • James Warren Sublette27 (3 Jan 1884 - 1972)
ChartsDescendants of Linah and Rebeccah (Davis) Mims

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William Walker Sublett was born on 18 Oct 1838 in Kentucky.7,8,9
     He was probably the male under age 5 listed in the household of his father, William Edzard Sublett, in the 1840 Federal Census of Hickman Co., Kentucky.16 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Hickman Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents.17,18
     His mother died on 10 Mar 1854, when William was 15 years old.19,20,21
     William appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky, in the household of Elizabeth [surname unknown], his maternal grandmother.22,23
     William married Mary Anapola Mims, daughter of John H. Mims and Caroline Hanson Cresap, on 28 Mar 1866.10,11,12
     William and Mary appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Montgomery, Montgomery Co, Alabama, enumerated 7 Jul 1870, reporting personal estate of $350. Their children Walter and Mary were listed as living with them.24
     William and Mary appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Montgomery, Montgomery Co, Alabama, enumerated 4 Jun 1880. Their children Walter, Mary, Caroline, Willena and Sarah were listed as living with them, as was Julia McAlkin, a 35-years old mulatto, who was most likely a servant.25
     William was a successful insurance businessman in Clinton, Kentucky and Montgomery, Alabama.26,24,25
     William died on 30 Oct 1892 at age 54.7,13,14 He was buried in Columbus Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky.15

Citations

  1. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 360, shows name as William Walker Sublette.
  2. [S1665] William E. Sublett household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows name as William W. Sublett.
  3. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows name as William W Sublette.
  4. [S1665] William E. Sublett household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 81599122, William W. Sublett, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  6. [S1937] Haun, "Re: Sublett - Haun Connection," e-mail to author, 27 Jul 2008.
  7. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 81599122, William W. Sublett, includes date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  8. [S1665] William E. Sublett household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows age 12 and state.
  9. [S856] Elizabeth Cook household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows age 21 and state.
  10. [S2003] John Mims Family Bible, shows date.
  11. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 360, shows year.
  12. [S1495] William W. Sublett household, 1870 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Alabama, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  13. [S1937] Haun, "Re: Sublett - Haun Connection," e-mail to author, 27 Jul 2008, shows year.
  14. [S1498] Mary M. Sublette household, 1900 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows his wife as a widow.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 81599122, William W. Sublett, includes tombstone photo.
  16. [S7434] W. E. Sublett household, 1840 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  17. [S1665] William E. Sublett household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows "hotel" written in by the household number, with William as head of household. His occupation is shown as grocer, and there is no one else who would appear to be the operator of the hotel.
  18. [S1664] William E. Sublett, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 81599241, Mary E. Sublett, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  20. [S1663] W. E. Sublett household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows him living alone, two households below that of Elizabeth Cook.
  21. [S856] Elizabeth Cook household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows William, Anna, and Orilla living with her.
  22. [S856] Elizabeth Cook household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  23. [S857] Elisabeth Cook, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, slave schedule, also William Cook, owner, line 35 left, and R. E. Cook, owner, line 36-38 left.
  24. [S1495] William W. Sublett household, 1870 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Alabama.
  25. [S1496] W. W. Sublett household, 1880 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Alabama.
  26. [S1937] Haun, "Re: Sublett - Haun Connection," e-mail to author, 27 Jul 2008, shows he was a successful insurance businessman in Clinton, KY and Montgomery,ALA.
  27. [S736] Cresap and Cresap, History of the Cresaps, pg 360.
  28. [S1495] William W. Sublett household, 1870 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Alabama, |shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  29. [S1496] W. W. Sublett household, 1880 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Alabama, relationship omitted; shows them apparently living as parent and child.