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Barbara Teter

Female 1781 - 1850


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  • Name  Barbara Teter  [1, 2, 3
    Alt. Birth  Jan 1781  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Birth  5 Sep 1781  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born  22 Nov 1781  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • The birth date of November 22, 1781 was determined based upon the information on her headstone.
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Ruth Peterson listed Mrs. Joseph Walker Sr. as Barbara "Flater" in the New London (Iowa) Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, entitled The History of New London, Iowa.
    Residence  1836  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Census  1840  Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Line #17: Joseph Walker, 1 male 10-15 (Silas Walker), 1 male 60-70 (Joseph H. Walker Sr.). 2 females 20-30 (2 of these 3: Susan, Mary, Sarah?), 1 female 50-60 (Barbara Walker). Totals 5; 2 employed in agriculture. (Son Joseph Walker listed next on the same census)
    Census  1850  Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (Is this Barbara? She died October 29, the census was taken October 31, 1850:) Rebecca Walker, age 70, female, white, born in Virginia, adult over 20 who couldn't read or write
    Alt. Death  23 Oct 1850  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Died  29 Oct 1850  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 10
    Alt. Death  1851  [2, 6
    • (This information is from the New London Journal (Iowa) Centennial edition.)
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Des Moines County, Iowa, Cemetery Information  [5
    • Barbara Walker; Born: (none); Died: October 29, 1850; Age: 68 years, 11 months, 7 days; Relationship/Epitaph: WIFE; Line Number: 158; North Walker Cemetery; Benton Township
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Barbara Teter Walker's grave is located at the North Walker Cemetery in Des Moines County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Barbara, wife of Joseph Walker, Died October 29, 1950, aged 68 years 11 months and 7 days."
    The Headstone of Barbara (Teter) Walker
    The Headstone of Barbara (Teter) Walker
    Buried  North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I7425  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  George Teeter, III,   b. 6 Apr 1730, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1798, Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Anna Margaret Henckel,   b. 9 Dec 1738, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1801, Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1764  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID  F2744  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph H. Walker,   b. 30 Mar 1780, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1851, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Between 18 Jul 1799 and 1800  Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 12, 13
    Alt. Marriage  18 Jul 1799-1800  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Legal  7 Sep 1832  Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Deed of Joseph and Barbara Walker; selling their farm in Virginia in 1832

      This indenture, made this eighth day of September, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, between Joseph Walker and Barbara, his wife, of the County of Randolph and State of Virginia, of the one part and George Teter and Jacob Conrad of the County of Pendleton and Sate aforesaid of the other part.

      WITNESSETH: That the Joseph Walker and Barbara, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and Eighty-nine Dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, had granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and by these presents, do grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm to the said George Teter and Jacob Conrad, their heirs and assigns forever all that certain tract or parcel of land, situation, lying and being in the County of Randolph and State of Virginia, on the waters of the Laurel Fork Cheat River; being a tract or parcel of land surveyed for Jacob Shock the bearing date the 29th day of August, 1792, and bounded as followeth, to-wit, Beginning at a sugar tree on the side of the mountain running thence North 66 W 100 poles to a small spruce and hemlock sapling; thence South 24 W 264 poles to a sugar on a flat; S51 E 80 poles to a sugar on the side of the mountain; N 25½ E 531 poles to the beginning, CONTAINING TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-NINE ACRES.

      TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described tract or parcel of land with the appurtenances to the said George Teter and Jacob Conrad their heirs and assigns forever; and the said Joseph Walker and Barbara, his wife, for their heirs aforesaid, for themselves, their heirs & do hereby covenant to and with the said George Teter and Jacob Conrad their heirs and assigns that they the said Joseph Walker and Barbara, his wife, the above described tract or parcel of land with the appurtenances to the said George Teter and Jacob Conrad, their heirs and assigns, shall and will warrant and forever defend against all persons and claims whatsoever.

      IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF the aforesaid Joseph Walker and Barbara, his wife, have hereunto affixed their hands and seals, the day and year first above written. Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of
      Joseph Walker (SEAL)
      Barbara Walker (her x mark)

      Pendleton County, to-wit:
      We, Michael Hinckle and Jesse Hinckle Justices of Peace, in the County of Pendleton in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that Joseph Walker, a party to a certain deed bearing date on the 7th day of September, 1832, and hereunto annexed, personally appeared before us in our said county aforesaid, and acknowledged the name to be his act and deed and desired us to certify to the Clerk of the County of Randolph in order that the said deed may be recorded. Given under our hands and seals, the 8th day of September, 1832
      Mich’l Hinckle (SEAL)
      Jesse Hinckel (SEAL)

      Pendleton County, to-wit:
      We, Michael Hinckle and Jesse Hinckle, Justices of the Peace, for the County of Pendleton in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that Barbary Walker, the wife of Joseph Wsalker, this day bargained, sold and by these presents, doth bargain, sel, alien and confirm unto the said George Teter, his heirs or assigns, a certain tract or parcel of land containing ninety-three acres lying and being in the county of Randolph, on the waters of the Dry Fork, and bounded as followeth, to-wit:

      Beginning at two spruce pine trees within half a mile of said fork and running thence south sixty degrees West one hundred and fourteen poles to a white walnut, beech and haw tree; South twenty degrees East forty poles to a beech and ironwood; South eighty-three degrees East one hundred and fifty-four poles to the beginning, with its appurtenances.

      TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of land with its appurtenances to the said George Teter, his heirs and assigns; Now the said Joseph Walker and Barbary, his wife, doth warrant and defend the said title, to said land against all persons whatsoever.

      In Witness Whereof, we, have set our hands and seals, the day and year above written.

      In presence of us -----

      Joseph Walker (SEAL)
      Barbara Walker (her x mark) (SEAL)
    Children 
    >1. Ely Walker,   b. 22 Mar 1801, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1869, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. John Wilton Walker,   b. 7 Nov 1802, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1865, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. George Walker,   b. Abt 1806, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850
    >4. Joseph Walker,   b. Abt 1809, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Jesse Walker,   b. 1 Jul 1810, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1886
    >6. Eber Walker,   b. 4 May 1812, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1873
    >7. Martin Walker,   b. 28 Jun 1814, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1888
    >8. Sarah Walker,   b. 9 Feb 1817, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1867
    >9. Levi Walker,   b. 3 Jul 1817,   d. 12 Mar 1873
    >10. Mary Walker,   b. 1 Jan 1820, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1890
    >11. Susan Walker,   b. Abt 1824, Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906
    >12. Silas Walker,   b. 28 Jun 1826, Randolph County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1917, Tamatown (Historical), Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Solomon Walker,   b. Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    A Walker Family Coat of Arms
    A Walker Family Coat of Arms
    A number of years ago I found this Walker family coat of arms online. A Google check in November 2010 shows a more ornate and colorful one, but the high quality version is $9.99. I'll pass on that.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2743  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S534] Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      Descendants of Joseph and Barbara [Teter?] Walker

    2. [S1434] Walker, Joseph (Jr.) and Descendants, (2002) (Reliability: 3).
      Date of Import: Dec 29, 2001

    3. [S35] Des Moines County, Iowa - (1888) Portrait and Biographical Album of Des Moines County, Iowa, (Acme Publishing, Chicago; 1888), pages 280-281 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S9351] Walker, Barbara (Teter) - Headstone Photograph, (her grave is at the North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 208 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census.

    8. [S4989] 1840 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      1840 US Census; Randolph County, Virginia; Sheet No. 4, 257

    9. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      1850 US Census; Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Enumerated October 31, 1850; Page #925, Sheet #463

    10. [S1287] Rice, Kassie - Email.

    11. [S534] Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.geocities.com/smith73114/Tmg21tet.htm#id6

    12. [S1430] Walker, Joseph H. - Headstone Photograph, (his grave is at the North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S1431] World Connect - Scott Family Tree: :879164, (last updated: Sat Aug 25 22:52:11 2001, contact Holly Blomberg) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).