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Levi Walker

Male 1817 - 1873


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  • Name  Levi Walker  [1, 2
    Born  3 Jul 1817  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  3 Jul 1819  Randolph County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Residence  1840  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Census  1850  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • ("Erin" (Levi) Walker was listed with wife Elisabeth, and children: Adam and "Lebban" Walker, and Clarinda "Hartan" (Hartman):) Line #28, Dwelling #579, Family #613: Erin (sic: s/b Levi) Walker, age 32, male, occupation farmer, value of real estate $200, born in Virginia

      Clarinda Hartan (Hartman), age 71, female, born in Virginia, couldn't read or write
    Iowa State Census  1852  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Line #3: Levi Walker, number of males: 4 (Levi, Adam, Zebulon, and Henry), number of females: 1 (Elizabeth), number of voters: 1 (Levi), number of militia: 1 (Levi), total persons: 5
    Iowa State Census  1856  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • (Levi was married to Elizabeth, lived with her and children: Adam, Zebulon, Henry, and "Laiza" Walker:) Levi Walker, age 38, male, 16 years in Iowa, born in Virginia, occupation farmer
    Census  1860  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • (Levi was listed with wife Elizabeth, and children: Adrian, Zebulon, Henry, and Louisa Walker:) Line #25, Dwelling #760, Family #707: Levi Walker, age 42, male, occupation farmer, value of real estate $800, value of personal property $300, born in Virginia
    Census  1870  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (Levi was listed with wife Elizabeth, and children: Zebulon, Henry, and Louisa Walker:) Line #23, Dwelling #194, Family #182: Levi Walker, age 51, male, white, farmer, value of land $1650, value of personal property $900, born in West Virginia, eligible to vote
    Alt. Death  24 Feb 1873  [3
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Des Moines County, Iowa, Cemetery Information  [4
    • Levi Walker; Born: (none); Died: March 12, 1873; Age: 55 years, 8 months, 9 days; Line Number: 189; North Walker Cemetery; Benton Township
    Died  12 Mar 1873  [1, 3, 12
    Buried  North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I7428  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Barbara Teter,   b. 22 Nov 1781, Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1850, Benton Township, 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  [2, 13, 14
    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  [15
    • 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)
    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.
    Family ID  F2743  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Hartman,   b. 5 Jul 1825, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1875 
    Married  6 Aug 1846  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 16
    Virginia Marriage Records 
    • Groom Name: Levi Walker; Bride Name: Elizabeth Hartman; Marriage Date: 6 August 1846; County: Pendleton
    West Virginia Marriage Records  6 Aug 1846  Pendleton County, (West) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • West Virginia Marriage Record Detail: Date: August 6, 1846, Place: Pendleton County, (West) Virginia, Bride Name: Elizabeth Hartman, Groom Name: Levi Walker
    Children 
    >1. Adam Walker,   b. 1847, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Zebulon Walker,   b. Abt 1849, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1914
    >3. Henry Martin Walker,   b. 7 Jan 1851, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1929, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Louisa "Louise" Walker,   b. Abt 1854, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886
    Marriage Documentation
    The Marriage Record of Levi Walker and Elizabeth Hartman
    The Marriage Record of Levi Walker and Elizabeth Hartman
    Levi and Elizabeth were married August 6, 1846, in Pendleton County, (West) Virginia.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2746  Group Sheet

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

    2. [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).

    3. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).
      As noted iin information on the North Walker Cemetery sheets provided by Sherry.

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

    5. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census.

    6. [S1287] Rice, Kassie - Email.

    7. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Sheet 406 page 712; enumerated September 26, 1850

    8. [S7979] 1852 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA_119

    9. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Des Moines County, Iowa; Benton Township

    10. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      1860 US Census; Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; July 3, 1860; page 899; Post Office: Allbright

    11. [S267] 1870 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Page 24; Post Office: Lattas Station; August 18, 1870

    12. [S534] Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.geocities.com/smith73114/Tmg21tet.htm#id130

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

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

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

    16. [S100] West Virginia Marriage Registers (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S97] Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).