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William Walker (son of John Alexander Gaston Walker and Jane McCain)1274, 1274 was born 1798 in Chester, SC, USA1274, and died 14 Nov 1834 in Fort Lawn, Chester, SC, USA1274. He married (2) Sarah "Sallie" Edwards on 1818, daughter of Joseph Washington Edwards and Elizabeth Harrison.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Walker:
William walker, together with a man named Rodman, were murdered on the eve of his intended departure for Mississippi (OR GOLD RUSH WEST) with his family. His murderer, John Ferguson, was later hanged in Chester from a tree called the Hanging Tree near Evergreen Cemetery. Mrs. Walker (Sarah Edwards) was left with a large family of eight children to rear. The four sons were William Milton, Alexander Franklin, Washington, and Andrew Jackson. The daughters were JANE GASTON WALKER, Julia Ann, Sarah, and Elizabeth, who died very young. Washington died in very young manhood.
ID: I11111
Name: William WALKER
Surname: Walker
Given Name: William
NICK: Blacksmith Billy
Sex: M
Birth: 1798 in , Chester, South Carolina, USA
Death: 14 Nov 1834 in Fort Lawn, Chester, South Carolina, USA 1
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Fort Lawn, Chester, South Carolina
_UID: 3543B162A1CBBF4B817C18539413E84B4382
Note: Murdered
Change Date: 19 Dec 2002 at 12:35:37

Father: John Alexander Gaston WALKER b: 1780 in , Chester, South Carolina
Mother: Jane MCCAIN b: 5 Jul 1785 in , Waxhaw, North Carolina, USA
Marriage 1 Sarah EDWARDS b: 1800 in , Chester, South Carolina, USA

Sources:
Repository:
Name: Chester County Library

Title: Chester County SC Heritage History
Author: Collins, Ann Pickins

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More About William Walker:
Date born 2: 1798, Chester, SC, USA.1274
Date born 3: 1798, Chester, SC, USA.1274
Died 2: 14 Nov 1834, Fort Lawn, Chester, SC, USA.1274
Died 3: 14 Nov 1834, Fort Lawn, Chester, SC, USA.1274

More About William Walker and Sarah "Sallie" Edwards:
Marriage: 1818

Children of William Walker are:
  1. Alexander Franklin Walker, b. 1827, Chester, SC, USA1274, d. 30 Jan 1864, Landsford Area, Chester, SC, USA1274.
  2. Andrew Jackson Walker, b. 07 May 1833, Chester, SC, USA1274, d. 27 Mar 1918, Lesslie, SC, USA1274.
  3. William Milton Walker, b. 09 Jan 1818, Chester, SC, USA1274, d. 13 Dec 1868, Chester, SC, USA1274.
  4. Elizabeth Harrison Walker, b. 04 Jul 1822, Chester, SC, USA1274, d. 30 Aug 1824, Fort Lawn, SC, USA1274.

Children of William Walker and Sarah "Sallie" Edwards are:
  1. Jane Gaston Walker, b. 18 Mar 1820, Chester, SC, USA1275, d. 17 Jun 1889, Chester, SC, Evergreen Cem1276.
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