Joel Walker

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Personal and Family Information

Joel was born on 6 May 1789 in Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina, the son of Allen Walker and Esther McCrory.

He died on 29 Aug 1844 in Williamson County, Tennessee.

His wife was Mary Motheral, who he married on 20 APR 1830 in Williamson County, Tennessee. Their six known children were John Allen (1831-1862), Mary Jane (1832-1893), James Motheral (1834-1895), Joseph Franklin (1836-1858), Katharine Anne (1839-1916) and Joel Philips (1840-1918).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Joel Walker
(1789-1844)

 

Allen Walker
(1758-1816)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Esther McCrory
(1768-1845)

 

Thomas Ira McCrory
(1735-1777)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Hannah Crawford
(1735-1788)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth6 MAY 1789
Place: Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina
Death29 AUG 1844
Place: Williamson County, Tennessee
Census1830
Place: Williamson County, Tennessee
Address: 9 free white persons, 25 slaves, 34 total
Census1840
Place: Williamson County, Tennessee
Address: 11 free white persons, 15 slaves, total 26 persons
WillSEP 1844
Place: Williamson County, Tennessee
Address: Page 170 probate- appoints Mary Walker executrux,
Probate-WalkerJoel 1844
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Notes

Note 1

Non paternity event. FamilyTreeDNA Kit 926600 Y-DNA-111 in Jan 2020 in Haplogroup I-A7112. postive on 54 SNP and has two matches at Genetic Distance 2, two at Gen Dist 3, three at Gen Dist 4, and another twenty one matches from Genetic Distance 5 to 10, most with Walker name, all in group 2 of the Walker Project.

Ancestry DNA shows many matches with Allan Walker and Esther McCory family, strongest in Joel Walker and Mary Motheral descendents.

It is possible to image several theories to name parents of Arthur Bowie 1881-1941, however the most likely and simplest is that James Motheral Walker is his father and Caniza Reeves (Buie/Sullivan/Bowie) is his mother. 1880 census shows James M Walker living next to Caniza Sullivan, twice widowed with her two adult children. Arthur born in May 1881.

Note 2

Familysearch.org information: Spouse: William Joseph BYNUM Birth: 3 Aug 1826 Greenville, Co. Va.

Death: 10 Dec 1907 Amarillo, Tex. Burial: Horn Lake, Desoto Co. Ms.

Katharine Anne Walker Marriage: Sep 21 1859 Horn Lake, Desoto Co., Miss

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Father: Joel Walker

Birth: May 6 1789 Rockingham NC

Death: Aug 29 1844 Williamson TN

Burial: Motheral Family, Franklin/Williason TN

Mother Mary Motherall Walker

Marriage: Apr 30 1830 Davidson TN/Apr 17 1830 Williamson TN

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Paternal Grandfather: Allen Walker

Birth: 14 Feb 1758 Rockingham Co., NC

Death: 1817 Centerville, TN

Paternal Grandmother: Esther McCrory

Birth: 1767 county Antrim, Ireland

Death: 1845

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Paternal GGrandfather: James Walker

Paternal GGrandmother: Sarah Allen

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Maternal Grandfather: Capt Thomas McCrory

Birth: 1735 County Antrim, Ireland

Death: 2 Nov 1777 Bluff City, Sullivan County TN.

Burial: Weaver Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co

Maternal Grandmother: Hannah Crawford

Birth: 1732 County Antrim Ireland

Marriage: 1756

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Maternal GGrandfather: Hugh McCrory

Maternal GGrandmother: Elizabeth UnknownKatherine Bymun 61 Mar 1839 Wife

Sallie L Bymun 24 May 1876 Daughter

Katharine Anne Walker Bynum findagrave 28827030