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Robert Harson Walls
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1849
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1880
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA

Family Bible:
Robert Harson Walls born July 4th 1849.
Robert H. Walls wounded 8th of Sep died 12th day of Nov 1880.
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Robert Harson Walls daughter, Vernetta Walls Delk, said he was stabbed by one of his brothers and he died from the wound.
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15 AUGUST 1870 LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY CENSUS
"WALLS"
Robert, 21, personal estate 125, can't read or write, born KY
Elizabeth, 24, can't read or write, b KY
(note: she must have learned to read & write because I have a post card she wrote to her daughter, Vernetta)
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1880 LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY CENSUS
"WALLS"
Robert H., 31, farm laborer, b KY, parents KY
Lizabeth, 33, wife
Margaret, 7, daughter
Ellen L., 4, daughter
Jones V., 1, daughter
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CIVIL WAR VETERANS
submitted by: David Gambrel
DAVIS GRAVEYARD 4 miles N. E. of Crab Orchard
++Robert H. Walls 4 Jul 1849 - 12 Nov 1880
++on veterans' grave census but not Mrs. M. H. Dunn's book and doesn't have veterans marker.
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THE INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, KY.
Friday, September 17, 1880
Page 3
Bound To Die. - John Walls and his brother Robert, who live near McKinney, got on a drunken spree the other night and while in that condition fell to fighting. Robert got John down and was pounding him severely when he (John) drew his knife and succeeded in driving it to the hilt between the shoulder blades, penetrating the back bone and causing paralysis. John is under arrest and seems to be very sorry for his act, though he says he has not the slightest recollection of it. The Doctors say that Robert can not live.
Later. - John was tried before Esquire Carson yesterday and acquitted, as there were no witnesses to the act or any proof to show the cutting was not an accident.
(Kentuckiana Digital Library)
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Family members said he was buried at Eason Cemetery and since there isn't a tombstone it can't be verified. The only marker he had was a rock that family members used to identify his grave. All family members are deceased now. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gabriel H Walls (1828 - 1891)
  Sarah Margaret Yocum Walls (1834 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Sluder Lanham (1847 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  John Thomas Walls (1871 - ____)*
  Luisa Margaret Walls Grant (1872 - 1956)*
  Susan Etter Walls (1873 - ____)*
  Mary Ann Walls (1874 - ____)*
  Lucy Ellen Walls Yocum (1876 - 1949)*
  Vernetta Walls Delk (1878 - 1964)*
  Bettie Jane Walls Walls (1880 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Harson Walls (1849 - 1880)
  John Walls (1852 - 1930)*
  Lincoln Walls (1853 - 1910)*
  Lucinda Walls (1855 - 1936)*
  William F. Walls (1860 - 1950)*
  Cynthia Jane Walls Murphy (1865 - 1907)*
  Sarah Ellen Walls Walls (1867 - 1916)*
  Richard Walker Walls (1869 - 1950)*
  Richard Walls (1869 - 1950)*
  Mary Frances Walls Walls (1871 - 1900)*
  Maria Nancy Walls Owens (1875 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: My aunt said his grave was marked with a stone.
 
Burial:
Eason Cemetery
McKinney
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: unmarked grave
 
Created by: Joyce Tinsley
Record added: May 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70515205
Robert Harson Walls
Added by: Joyce Tinsley
 
Robert Harson Walls
Added by: Joyce Tinsley
 
 
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- Joyce Tinsley
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- Joyce Tinsley
 Added: May. 28, 2012
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