Mary Jane Walker


Personal and Family Information

Mary was born in Dec 1832 in Williamson County, Tennessee, the daughter of Joel Walker and Mary Motheral.

She died in Sep 1893 in Mississippi.

Her husband was Berlin Peebles, who she married on 10 MAR 1857 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Their two known children were Ella Currie (1858-c1889) and Joseph Walker (1860-1923).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Mary Jane Walker


Joel Walker


Allen Walker


Esther McCrory


Thomas Ira McCrory


Hannah Crawford


Mary Motheral


John Motheral


Jane Currie



BirthDEC 1832
Place: Williamson County, Tennessee
DeathSEP 1893
Place: Mississippi
Census29 OCT 1850
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Address: dwelling 657, family 657 Mary Walker age 52 f born Tenn J “ 19 m Tenn, M “ age 18 f Tenn, J age 16 m Tenn Jos Walker age 14 m Tenn, CA age 11 f Tenn, J age 9 m Tenn
Census18 JUL 1870
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Age: 39
Address: Dwelling 10 family 7 Peeples, Berlin age 55, mw farmer, $3450, $1300 born Virginia __ Mary age 39, fw keeping house, born Tennessee __ Ella age 12, fw attending school, born Miss __ Joseph age 10 mw attending school, born Miss dwelling 1 family 1 Peeples, William 58 Va, Sarah 51, Willliam 26, Joseph 21, Berlin 15, Dilla 11, beulah 9
Census9 JUN 1880
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Address: Stewarts Store dwelling 93, family 94 Peebles, Berlin, wm age 64 married, farmer , born Va f&m Va __ Mary, wf, age 58 wife, keeping house, born Tenn, f&m NC __ Walker, wm age 17 son born Miss, f Va, m Tenn
BurialSEP 1893
Place: Desoto County, Mississippi
Address: New Bethlehem Church Cemetery, Horn Lake findagrave 28873751 links to spouse, 2 children mother and 2 siblings “daughter of Dr. Joel & Mary (Motheral) Walker. Wife of Berlin Peebles.” Date of Marriage: March 10, 1857 Desoto, MS
WILL20 JUN 1879
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Address: Names wife exectucex, wittness RP Harris?, WG Elmny? WH Batte, BS Bynum probate 21 Sept 1891
Will-Peebles, Berlin 1 page 332

Will-Peebles, Berlin 1 page 334

WILL28 AUG 1893
Place: DeSoto County, Mississippi
Address: Will of Mary J Peebles. name son JW Peebles. witness JA Davies, Kate Bynum, JP Walker
Will-Peebles Mary J - page 376 & 377




Note 1

Date of Marriage: March 10, 1857 Desoto, MS Father: JOEL WALKER Birth: May 6 1789 Christening: Rockingham NC

Marriage: 30 APR 1830 , Davidson, TN

Also states marriage may be Apr 17 or 20, 1830 in Williamson TN

Death: Aug 29 1844 Williamson TN

Burial: Motheral Family, Franklin (Will??n, TN)




Marriage: 30 APR 1830 , Davidson, TN



Children: None

Paternal Grandfather: Allen Walker (Feb 14, 1758 Rockingham Co NC - 1817 Centerville TN

Paternal Grandmother: Esther McCrory

Paternal GGrandfather: James Walker

Paternal GGrandmother: Sarah Allen

Paternal GGrandmother: Mary Hunt

Maternal Grandfather: John Motheral (Birth Scotland)

Maternal Grandmother Jane Currie (Birth Scotland)

findagrave 28873751

Berlin Peeples Sex: M

Birth: abt 1815 Virginia

Spouse (1): Mary E Lundy

Marriage: 19 Feb 1846 Memphis, Shelby, TN

Spouse (2): Mary J Walker

Marriage: 10 Mar 1857 De Soto, Mississippi

Father: Nathaniel Peeples

Birth: abt 1780

Mother: Lucy Clark Marriage: Jul 2 1811

Grandfather: William Peeples

Birth: Jan 1 1734 Albemarle Parish, Surry, VA

Death: abt Dec 23 1784 Greesnville VA

Grandmother: Ann Reeves or Rives Peeples

Birth: abt 1747 Brunswick VA

Death: 1833 Halifax NC

GGrandfather: Thomas Peeples

Birth: bet 1703 and 1705 Burleigh Prince George VA

Death: Feb 3 1742/43 Surry VA

GGrandmother: Sarah Elizabeth Averett Peeples

Birth: abt 1702 Surry VA

GGGrandfather: William Pepples Jr

Birth: Abt 1670 Merchants Hope Church, Charles city, VA

Death: Oct 12, 1727

GGGrandmother: Elizabeth Hamlin (Marriage abt 1696 VA)

GGGGrandfather: William Peeples

Birth: Jul 7, 1635 Kilconguhar, Carnbee, Fife, Scotland

Death: Aug 5, 1695 Wynoke Parish, Charles City VA

GGGGrandmother (1): Judeth Drayton (Marriage Feb 3 1662 Charles City VA)

Spouse (2) Elizabeth

GGGGGrandfather: David Peeples

Birth: 1593 St Andrews Fife Scotland

Death: 1657 Charles city VA

GGGGGrandmother (1): Elspet Mackie

Birth: 1615 St Andrews Fife Scotland

Death: 1652 Carnbee Fife Scotland

Spouse (2) Elizabeth Bishop (Marriage 1655)

GGGGGGrandmother: Allison