Walker Hardin

Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Oct 1934 (aged 74–75)
Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Unknown location.
Memorial ID 86487062 · View Source
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Son of Walker Hardin

1st wife: Lula Oxford
1 child: Samuel

2nd wife: Laura Murphy
children: Fannie, Thomas, Oscar, Matilda, Mamie and Walker, Jr.

Mr Hardin was the inspiration for Annie Fellows Johnston's character "Walker" in The Little Colonel book series. The character of "Walker" was played by Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in the 1935 movie "The Little Colonel".

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Gravesite Details There is no headstone or marker.

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  • Created by: Quietude
  • Added: 9 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86487062
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walker Hardin (1859–23 Oct 1934), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86487062, citing Pewee Valley East Cemetery, Pewee Valley, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Quietude (contributor 47201639) .