The Green Walker Family

 

 

 Green Walker was born in Georgia in 1826 and married Lucinda McDonald born on September 14,1847 in Irwin County, Georgia. The parents of both Green and Lucinda McDonald Walker are unknown.

First records for Green & Lucincda are those of the 1850 Federal cenus. On August 31, 1850, the enumerator recorded Green Walker age 24 and Lucinda Walker age 19 living in Lowndes County, Georgia. Green is listed as being a farmer and was born in Georgia. The children listed are Rachel age 3; Mary age 1 and Amanda age 1 (believed to be twins).

Green and Lucinda are next found in the Lowndes County GA 1860 census with the following children in the household: Rachel age 12: Mary age 11; Levina age 9; John age 7; William age 6; Archibald age 4; Johnathan age 3; Andrew age 2; and Nancy 3/12. Listed in the 1850 census but missing from the 1860 census, is Amanda who apparently died between 1850 and 1860. Green, age 33 and Lucinda, age 28, were recorded on July 4 1860, the date of the census, in the 6th district in Irwin County. Once again he is listed as farmer and born in Georgia as is Lucinda also. Property is valued at one hundred dollars.

Green Walker was a private in Co. F, 49th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia , CSA. He was captured May 6, 1864 during the Battles of the Wilderness in Virginia. He was imprisoned at the infamous Union prison camp at Elmira, New York; also know as "Hellmira". He died there on September 14, 1864 of chronic diarrahea; a condition that claimed many Confederate defenders. He is buried in Elmira's Woodlawn National Cemetery, grave #265.

The Children of Green and Lucinda McDonald Walker:

Rachel Walker married Jeremiah Baker, Jr. on Jan 13, 1867 in Berrien Co GA. Rachel and husband Jeremiah are recorded 1870 Federal Census of Berrien Co., Georgia. Their children are recorded as: Christiana age 3; Sarah A. age 2; and Daniel W. 3/12. Rachel and Jeremiah Baker are not found in the 1880 census. Daughter Christiana, age 13, is living with an uncle (John and Martha Walker) in the 1880 census

Amanda Walker: apparently died in childhood.

Mary Walker is recorded in the 1870 census as age 20 and residing in the household of Jeremiah Baker, Sr. There is no further information found on Mary at this time.

Levina Walker: Unfortunately there is no further nformation concerning Levina.

John Walker married Martha Ann Williams, daughter of James Henry and Mary Elizabeth Williams. John and Martha Ann are listed in the 1880 Berrien Co. Federal Census with the following children: Henry age 10; William Green age 7; Brazilly (Equilly) age 5. Also residing in the household is a niece Christiana Baker age 13. John is recorded as a farmer residing in the 1145 district of the lower 9th east of Adel, Georiga. Both John and Martha Ann are buried at Oaky Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Berrien Co., Georgia

William "Bill" Walker married Barbary (last name unknown) and are listed in the 1880 census with the following children: Mary E. age 6; Sarah age 4; and Sally E. age 2. The 1900 Berrien Co. Federal Census shows that they had eight children, of which seven were living. They were Sally E. age 22; William G. age 16; John A. age 4; Samuel B. age 7; and Mack J. age 6.

Archibald "Archie" Walker was born in 1856 in Lowndes Co., Georgia and married Jane Mims. The following are thought to be their children: Bulah (born and died 1881 buried at Oaky Grove Primitive Baptist Church): Jodie born 1883; Camilla born 1880; Mathew born 1886 and died 1913; Laura born 1888; Lacey born 1889 and died 1946 (buried Oaky Grove). Archie and Jane are both buried a Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church cemetery in Cook Co., Georgia.

Johnathan: No further information.

Andrew Walker was born in 1858 and first married Nancy Branch. He secondly married Nancy Baker. In the 1910 Berrien Co., Georgia, Federal Census they are recorded with the following children: Roland age 18; and Allen age 16. There are others enumerated in the household but the names are illegible. In addition to the two children recorded in the 1910 census, there was another child born to Andrew and Nancy, Jessie who was born in 1889 and died in 1897 at age 8 years. Andrew, Nancy and their child, Jessie, are buried at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Cook Co., Georgia. Their graves have cement slabs but without the inscription of their names.

Nancy Walker was last found in the 1870 census, age 10 and living in the household of her sister Rachel Walker Baker and her husband Jeremiah Baker, Jr.

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Acknowledgement and gratitude must be given to Sue and Ronald Walker for their research of the Green Walker family and their tireless efforts in promoting family unity through their annual Walker family reunion.

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