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Zachariah Walker
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 13, 1911

He was from Virginia. In the steel town of Coatesville, Pennsylvania after working hard - Zachariah did what many did as recreation pursuit - he got drunk. While inebriated - he fired several shots from his pistol - hitting no one. A deputy named Edgar Rice tried to arrest Walker, but Walker killed him. He then fled to nearby barn to sleep. A posse was sent to hunt for him. He hid in a tree, and tried to commit suicide, but only shot himself in the jaw with the gun - and fell from the tree. He was taken to a nearby hospital and chained to the bed. A mob broke into the hospital and dragged him out still attached to the foot-board. A huge bonfire was built. 
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
 
Created by: Donna
Record added: May 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27040994
Zachariah Walker
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Zachariah Walker
Added by: Dan Oh
 
 
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Rest in Peace, Uncle Zach...
- Lorraine Smith
 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

- Donna
 Added: Sep. 4, 2009

- NWArk
 Added: May. 23, 2009
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