John Allen Walker1,2,3

ID# 9122, (abt 1795 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1795, Georgia4,5,6
Marriage: Mary Boone Grimes, 3 Oct 1836, Madison Co., Kentucky7,8

Spouse: Mary Boone Grimes (about 1817 - before 1860)
     Children:

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Narrative:

     John Allen Walker was born about 1795 in Georgia.4,5,6
     John married Mary Boone Grimes on 3 Oct 1836 in Madison Co., Kentucky.7,8
     John appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Monroe Co., Mississippi, with a household consisting of one male age 15 to 20 (unknown), one age 40 to 50 (himself), one female under age 5 (daughter Martha), and one age 20 to 30 (wife Mary Boone Grimes). Also listed were 38 slaves.9
     John and Mary appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Monroe Co., Mississippi, enumerated 16 Nov 1850, reporting real estate valued at $40,000. Their children Martha, Louisa, Sarah and Susanah were listed as living with them. Also listed are 106 slaves.2,10
     John appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Monroe Co., Mississippi, enumerated 7 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $69,800 and personal estate of $218,680. His children Martha, Louisa, Sarah and Susanah were listed as living with him. There were also 154 slaves housed in 22 slave houses.3,11
     John appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Aberdeen, Monroe Co., Mississippi, reporting real estate valued at $6,500 and personal estate of $2,000. His daughter Susanah was listed as living with him.12
     He was a farmer, apparently a very prosperous one, at least until the War.2,3,12

Citations

  1. [S3016] Sarah Virginia Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows name as John Allen Walker.
  2. [S3015] John A. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi.
  3. [S3017] John A. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi.
  4. [S3015] John A. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows age 55 and state, as Georgia.
  5. [S3017] John A. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows age 70 and state, as South Carolina.
  6. [S3087] John Walker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows age 80 and state, as Georgia.
  7. [S3086] "Madison County, Kentucky Marriage Records, 1790-1843," Ancestry.com, record for John A. Walker and Mary B. Grimes, shows date.
  8. [S3015] John A. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  9. [S3088] John A. Walker household, 1840 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi.
  10. [S3090] John A. Walker, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, slave schedule.
  11. [S3089] John A. Walker, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, slave schedule.
  12. [S3087] John Walker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi.
  13. [S3015] John A. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  14. [S3017] John A. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  15. [S3016] Sarah Virginia Cobb, Certificate of Death.
  16. [S3087] John Walker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Mississippi, shows them apparently living as parent and child.