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Christopher Veltmann (#47941657)
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Kay Parker McCary
BDS Watkins and Jane Gordon were married in St. Clair Co., AL and their first children were born there and then they came to TX and some were born in TX.
Added by Kay Parker McCary on Jul 03, 2015 5:36 PM
Kay Parker McCary
B D S Watkins
We researched him for years before I found a land document that totally cleared up his name...we would find him as Berryman, Beriman, Benjamin, BDS, Berryman D. S. and such. Then I found him on a BLM land document that showed his name as "Benjamin Watkins"...then the "Benjamin" was marked through and "Berryman Dela Shumate" was written in. So, it cleared up that his first name was not Benjamin and really was Berryman and finally I knew his middle names were Dela Shumate!!
Added by Kay Parker McCary on Jul 03, 2015 5:33 PM
Kay Parker McCary
B D S Watkins
Thanks for your reply. I this is my husband's ancestor and it has been quite a few years since I worked on this line. So, when I did a few searches to see what was new "out there" on the internet is when I found the marriage in 1868 back in Virginia...I have in my records that he died between 1855 and 1860...I can't seem to find why I put 1855 (probably an event of some sort) and I couldn't find him in 1860 (usually means they died)...but to find someone fitting his description in VA for a marriage was really strange. So, I'm wondering now if he left his family in Shelby Co., TX and went back East and remarried...more research!! Thanks, Kay
Added by Kay Parker McCary on Jul 03, 2015 10:12 AM
Kay Parker McCary
B D S Watkins
Wondering where you found the death date of Oct, 1851. Who is the B D S Watkins b 1805 in SC, that married Mahala Harrisson White in Tazewell Co., VA 24 March 1868; son of Lewis Watkins & Mary? Thanks!
Added by Kay Parker McCary on Jul 01, 2015 11:20 PM
Karen Williams Thorne from Orem Utah
RE: Joseph Williams 64574745
Thanks for the info Chris!
Added by Karen Williams Thorne fro... on May 11, 2015 6:57 PM
Karen Williams Thorne from Orem Utah
Joseph Williams 64574745
Is that an actual photo for the grave of Joseph Williams 64574745 or is it just a place holder? I"m confused. Do you know which cemetery he is buried in? Thanks for your help, Karen
Added by Karen Williams Thorne fro... on May 09, 2015 1:04 AM
Vonnie L Cantrell
RE: Picture of Colonel John Walker
Thank you, Christopher. I appreciate and respect your quest in maintaining historical accuracy.
Added by Vonnie L Cantrell on May 08, 2015 12:46 PM
Vonnie L Cantrell
Picture of Colonel John Walker
Christopher -

Please remove this picture purportedly to be of Colonel John Walker. This is not historically accurate: this picture has been on for years an has been attached to John Walker of Virginia.

I know that you do not want to perpetuate misinformation: there is already too much of that, especially concerning Colonel Walker. We need to strive for historical accuracy and I know that you will work toward that goal.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Vonnie Cantrell
Added by Vonnie L Cantrell on May 08, 2015 11:23 AM
Suzanne Adams
Col John Walker (1728-1796)
Hi Christopher:

I am new to genealogy and have just learned that I have DNA that match the Walker family I am researching the Walkers and found that I am related to Col John Walker....6th great grandfather. When I saw his entry I saw that you are also related to Col John Walker and as 6th great I think we may be related.

I just got the results on and see a lot of people are in a related circle for the Walkers and I am one of them.

Here is the pedigree for my relationship to Col. John Walker:

Col John Rutherford Walker (1728 - 1796)
is my 6th great grandfather
Lt. William Daniel WALKER sr (1760 - 1841)
son of Col John Rutherford Walker
William Daniel WALKER Jr. (1775 - 1827)
son of Lt. William Daniel WALKER sr
Mary Amanda Polly WALKER (1804 - 1880)
daughter of William Daniel WALKER Jr.
Loucinda "Cinda" BRACKETT (1835 - 1909)
daughter of Mary Amanda Polly WALKER
John Washington KELLEY (1864 - 1930)
son of Loucinda "Cinda" BRACKETT
John Thomas KELLEY (1906 - 1976)
son of John Washington KELLEY
Phyllis Jane KELLEY (1929 - 1980)
daughter of John Thomas KELLEY
Suzanne Phyllis DEVINNEY
I am the daughter of Phyllis Jane KELLEY -

Do you know how you are related to Col. John Walker?

Let's try to find our relationship...

Thanks Cuz

Suzanne Adams
Added by Suzanne Adams on Apr 10, 2015 10:51 AM
L Smetzer
Samuel Fuller
Is it Samuel Fuller in the neck ruff on his Find A Grave page? Where could I see this painting?
Thank you! Great page! Linda
Added by L Smetzer on Mar 26, 2015 3:38 PM
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