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 Wesley Austin “Ned” Walker

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Wesley Austin “Ned” Walker

  • Birth 22 Mar 1881 Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1952 Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Egeria, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 114780764

Wesley was the son of Jacob A. and Nancy A. (Wood) Walker.

Wesley married his third cousin, Della Pearl (Walker) on September 23, 1903 by Preacher J. T. "Demp" Tabor at her parents home in Egeria.

"Ned" worked intermittently at farming, coal mining and sawmilling. Ned and Della moved their family to Lego, West Virginia to a coal mining camp for several years in the 1920's. They later moved back to Egeria and in their later years lived with a daughter in Glen View, West Virginia.

Ned, along with his brothers Haden and German, were known the county wide for their wit and humor.


Gravesite Details Headstone has wrong birth date of the 27th whereas WV Birth Index and family records has the 22nd.

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  • Maintained by: BeVera
  • Originally Created by: historianne
  • Added: 2 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114780764
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Austin “Ned” Walker (22 Mar 1881–19 Jul 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114780764, citing Agee Cemetery, Egeria, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BeVera (contributor 48191712) .