Martha <I>Walker</I> Divers

Martha Walker Divers

Birth
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 1829 (aged 68–69)
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial Farmington, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 150947024 · View Source
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Martha Walker was the 9th child of Mildred Thornton Meriwether and Doctor Thomas Walker. In 1780 she married George Divers of Albemarle County, Virginia. In 1785 they would purchase the plantation, 'Farmington' from the Francis Jerdone family. Today Farmington is the Farmington Country Club.

Martha would be the last of her family to die, in 1829. Her obituary is referenced in The Magazine of Albemarle County History, Volume 19, 1960 - 1961 in an article by Mary Catharine Murphy entitled, 'Abstracts of Obituaries in Charlottesville Newspapers, 1827 - 1859.'

From the Virginia Advocate:

At Farmington in this County on the 29th of March [1829], Mrs. MARTHA DIVERS, wife of George Divers. Mrs. Divers was the last of the numerous children of Dr. Thomas Walker - VA: Apr. 11,1829.


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  • Created by: inmand15
  • Added: 19 Aug 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 150947024
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Walker Divers (2 May 1760–1829), Find A Grave Memorial no. 150947024, citing Divers Family Graveyard, Farmington, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by inmand15 (contributor 47113419) .