Atterson Lewis Walden

Atterson Lewis Walden

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Aug 1892 (aged 88)
Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Burgin, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 44241383 · View Source
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The following information can be found in Kentucky: A History of The State, 1887, by Perrin-Battle-Kniffin, 1032-1033.

"ATTERSON LEWIS WALDEN was born September 26, 1803, in Caroline County, Va.; removed with his parents in 1805 to Lincoln County, Ky., in 1808 to Garrard County, and in 1833 to Mercer County, locating on Cane Run pike, two and one-half miles east of Harrisburg, where he has since resided. His father, John Walden, a native of Virginia, enlisted at the age of eighteen years in the Continental Army, and remained until the close of the war. He was a farmer and slave-holder, and died aged eighty-five years. He was the son of Lewis Walden, and married Elizabeth Pitts, of Virginia (died in 1854, aged seventy-six years), and from their union sprang Sophia (Douglas), Atterson L., Willis, Melinda (Simpson), Permelia, Payton, John, Elizabeth (Samson) and Angelina (Adams).
Atterson Lewis Walden was first married in 1825, to Miss Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas McGinnis, of Mercer County (born in 1802, died in 1877), and to them were born Elizabeth (Lander), Mary (Thompkins), Frances (Prather), Angeline (Garnett) and Theresa I.
In 1859 he was married to Mrs. Maria S. Meglone, daughter of William W. and Frances (Sebree) Sharp, of Lexington (born May 15, 1820). Montgomery and Maria S. Meglone's children are Whitney and Mary (Hutchinson).
A. L. Walden has been president of the Mercer County Agricultural Association for twenty years. He is a farmer, having 220 acres of productive land, but lost forty-two slaves as a result of the late war. Thomas McGinnis, from the fort at Harrodsburg, pre-empted and settled this place. There is now living, but on the decline, on this farm, a seedling apple tree of his planting, fully one hundred years old, nearly twelve feet in circumference, which has never failed to bear an annual crop since it came into bearing. In politics Mr. Walden is Democrat."
[Courtesy Julie Stevens slbelle@hotmail.com]

WILL
Located in Mercer County, KY Courthouse vault. Will Drawer "S-T"
Copy in file, and photos taken
Written 13 Aug 1892. Produced and proven in Mercer County Court 5 Sept 1892. Proven by the oaths of Phil. Thompson Sr and John H Rice, two subscribing witnesses to will.
Names wife Maria A. Walden, daughters Elizabeth Lander, Mary Tompkins, Fannie Prather. Also names Henry Garnett and Ed Garnett, the two last _?_ children of his deceased daughter Teresa Garnett. Appoints wife executrix and Jas H. Moore and Wiley Lander executors.

Transcribed:
I, A.L Walden of Mercer County make this my last will.
1st I wish all of my just debts paid.
2nd All of my stock and personal property sold on such credits in my executrix and executors may see as best.
3rd I give unto my wife Maria A. Walden one third of my money and proceeds of sale of personally absolutely.
4th I give unto my said wife one third of all of my real estate to have and to hold during her natural life.
5th. All of the rest my estate real and personal I will to my three daughters Elizabeth Lander, Mary Tompkins, Fannie Prather, and Henry Garnett and Ed Garnett, the two last ? children of my deceased daughter Teresa Garnett. Elizabeth Lander one fourth, Mary Tompkins one fourth, Fannie Prather one fourth, Henry Garnett one eighth, Ed Garnett one eighth, this devise to my children and grandchildren is absolute.
6th That portion of the real estate divided to my wife after her death to be divided in the proportions mentioned in the fifth clause of this will.
7th I appoint my wife executrix and Jas H. Moore and Wiley R. Lander executors of this my last will and request that they shall not be required to give security.
8th The ? personal property .. ? .. all stock, bonds, notes on accounts or money that I may have or own at the time of my death.
Signed by me this 13th day of Aug 1892

AL Walden

Witnesses
Phil. B. Thompson
John H. Rice
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Mercer County Sct September 5, 1892

The foregoing last will and testament of AL Walden, decd, was this day produced into Court and proven by the oaths of Phil B. Thompson and John H. Rice, two subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Which is done.
[Courtesy Juilie Stevens slbelle@hotmail.com



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  • Originally Created by: David Lander
  • Added: 12 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44241383
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Atterson Lewis Walden (26 Sep 1803–18 Aug 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44241383, citing Lander-Walden Cemetery, Burgin, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .