Capt. (CSA), James Hayes Walker, Jr.

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Capt. (CSA), James Hayes Walker, Jr.

Birthdate:
Death: May 27, 1902 (86)
Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Place of Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Walker, Sr. and Jane Maria Walker
Brother of 1st Lt. (CSA) Samuel Polk Walker; Col. Joseph Knox Walker, CSA; Jane Clarissa Barnett; Annie Maria Philips; Br. Gen. (CSA) Lucius Marshall Walker, Sr. and 5 others

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J.H. WALKER - 6th (Wheeler's) Tennessee Cavalry, Co. E, Confederate side, rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. No records were found matching this exact search criteria. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors)

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In the death of Capt James Hayes Walker, which occurred Tuesday night at the home of his nieces, Mrs Mary Hine and Miss Rosa Barnett, on Eighth St, one of the old landmarks of Maury county passed away. Capt Walker was born in Columbia on the 4th day of May, 1816, being in the eighty-seventh year of his age at the time of his death. He was a son of James Walker, for many years a prominent citizen of this place, and Mariah Polk Walker, who was a sister of President James K Polk. He graduated at Yale College, having attended that institution with the late Judge William F Cooper, both of Maury county and for many years prominent at the bar and on the bench in Tennessee.

Cap Walker practiced law in Columbia from 1837 to 1852, and afterwards his business relations kept him in West Tennessee the greater part of his time. When the call for volunteers for the Mexican War was made, he went from here with the band of Maury countians who enlisted their services for the Union, and served throughout that campaign, being promoted to the rank of Captain before the struggle ended. Late I life he married a Miss Davis of Mississippi (now deceased), but no children were born to tem.

He leaves surviving him a brother and two sisters, viz: Andrew J Walker of St Louis, Mrs Sallie M Green of Nashville, and Annie M Phillips of Columbia. He was also the brother of Mrs I N Barnett of Columbia and Mrs W S Pickett of Memphis, both of whom are now dead.

The funeral services were conducted in St Peter’s Episcopal Church, of which he was a member, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock by Rev W B Capers, and the burial was in Greenwood cemetery. The pall-bearers were as follows: Honorary – Dr Anthony Pillow, Messrs James Andrews Sr, Thomas Pickens, and William Wilson, all of whom at octogenarians: active - Messrs Eugene Pillow, Lynch Perry, W S Fleming, J P Hendon, W B Dobbins, H L Hendley, A L Thomas, and H L White.

The Columbia Herald 30 May 1902. Ron Johnson


J.H. WALKER - 6th (Wheeler's) Tennessee Cavalry, Co. E, Confederate side, rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. No records were found matching this exact search criteria. (Civil War Soldiers and Sailors)

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In the death of Capt James Hayes Walker, which occurred Tuesday night at the home of his nieces, Mrs Mary Hine and Miss Rosa Barnett, on Eighth St, one of the old landmarks of Maury county passed away. Capt Walker was born in Columbia on the 4th day of May, 1816, being in the eighty-seventh year of his age at the time of his death. He was a son of James Walker, for many years a prominent citizen of this place, and Mariah Polk Walker, who was a sister of President James K Polk. He graduated at Yale College, having attended that institution with the late Judge William F Cooper, both of Maury county and for many years prominent at the bar and on the bench in Tennessee.

Cap Walker practiced law in Columbia from 1837 to 1852, and afterwards his business relations kept him in West Tennessee the greater part of his time. When the call for volunteers for the Mexican War was made, he went from here with the band of Maury countians who enlisted their services for the Union, and served throughout that campaign, being promoted to the rank of Captain before the struggle ended. Late I life he married a Miss Davis of Mississippi (now deceased), but no children were born to tem.

He leaves surviving him a brother and two sisters, viz: Andrew J Walker of St Louis, Mrs Sallie M Green of Nashville, and Annie M Phillips of Columbia. He was also the brother of Mrs I N Barnett of Columbia and Mrs W S Pickett of Memphis, both of whom are now dead.

The funeral services were conducted in St Peter’s Episcopal Church, of which he was a member, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock by Rev W B Capers, and the burial was in Greenwood cemetery. The pall-bearers were as follows: Honorary – Dr Anthony Pillow, Messrs James Andrews Sr, Thomas Pickens, and William Wilson, all of whom at octogenarians: active - Messrs Eugene Pillow, Lynch Perry, W S Fleming, J P Hendon, W B Dobbins, H L Hendley, A L Thomas, and H L White.

The Columbia Herald 30 May 1902. Ron Johnson* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Apr 9 2020, 19:38:47 UTC

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Capt. (CSA), James Hayes Walker, Jr.'s Timeline

1816
May 4, 1816
1902
May 27, 1902
Age 86
Maury County, Tennessee, USA
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Greenwood Cemetery, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, USA