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Joseph Selmon Hilton Walker
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1851
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1918
Marion County
Oregon, USA

son of Henry & Lucinda (Overton) Walker per D/C #569

"Joseph Selmon Hilton Walker was born Nov. 25, 1851, in Claybourne county, Tenn.

While still a small boy he moved with his parents, Henry and Lucinda Walker to Union county, Tenn., locating at what afterwards became known as Walkers Ford, Tenn., where he resided until manhood.

On Jan. 11, 1872, he was married to Miss Sarah Malinda Bellamy, daughter of John D. Bellamy of Claybourne county, Tenn.

To this union were born 10 children two having died in early childhood. He leaves to mourn his loss a loving wife and eight children--Mrs. Sarah Malinda Walker of Salem, Or., D.S.R. Walker of Eugene, Or., J.A. Walker of Roseburg, Or., Mrs. Lucy Johnson of Salem, Or., Mrs. Iona Perrine of Salem, Or., Mrs. Lennie Parks of Mulkeytown, Ill., Mrs. Olive Hogan of Redmond, Or., Mrs. Leta Monson of Salem, Or., and Paul R. Walker of Portland, Or. Also a sister, Mrs. J.H. Walker and two brothers, James A. Walker and Elbert Walker of Harlin, Kentucky.

Besides the immediate family there are 29 grand children, four great grandchildren, and many friends and ac...article incomplete.

Mr. Walker was converted at Fords camp grounds in Union county, Tenn., when quite young and became a member of the Methodist church. He was licensed as a local preacher or exhorter in the Methodist church at about the age of 19 years, and has always remained a faithful and devoted Christian worker.

In the fall of 1875 with his wife and 2 children, he moved to Davis county, Kentucky, where he remained for about two years then moving with his wife and three children to Franklin county, Ill., where he resided until 1904, with the exception of one year spent in Marshfield, Mo.

In the spring of 1904 together with his wife and three unmarried children, he moved to Salem, Or., accompanied by his brother-in-law, D.F. Harrison and family, where he resided until the time of his death, Oct. 20, 1918.

He was loved and honored by all who knew him and will be greatly missed by his many relatives, friends and acquaintances. The funeral services were held at the home of the deceased on the Garden road at 11 a.m. Tuesday Oct. 22, 1918.

The services were conducted by Rev. R.N. Avison of the First M.E. church of Salem, and interment was the the Lee Mission cemetery."

CJ Oct 24, 1918 2:1-2 (bio source: Oregon Pioneers Website) 
Family links: 
  Henry Walker (1818 - 1871)
  Lucinda Doherty Walker (1826 - 1866)
  Sarah Melinda Bellamy Walker (1851 - 1932)*
  Leta May Walker Munson (1889 - 1981)*
  Malissa A Walker Atkins (1840 - 1884)*
  Manerva Jane Walker Walker (1843 - 1931)*
  Daniel Mackmahan Walker (1845 - 1892)*
  James Taylor Walker (1848 - 1912)*
  Joseph Selmon Hilton Walker (1851 - 1918)
  Elbert Alexander Walker (1854 - 1923)*
  James Abraham Walker (1860 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Lee Mission Cemetery
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Plot: D-22-04-03
Created by: Patty C
Record added: Jun 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27548569
Joseph Selmon Hilton Walker
Added by: Patty C
Joseph Selmon Hilton Walker
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 Added: Oct. 3, 2015
Gr-gr-great Uncle, wife of Sarah Malinda Bellamy Walker
 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

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 Added: Apr. 3, 2009

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