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Descendants of James Walker





Generation One

     1.  James Walker; m. (--?--) Unknown; b. circa 1767; d. 31 Dec 1854 at          his residence  on Flat River, Orange County, North Carolina;1 his            estate was probated Nov 1855 Orange County, North Carolina.2
         He appeared on the census of 1800 Orange County, North Carolina.3            James left a will on 20 May 1852 Orange County, North Carolina.4 He          wrote a codicil on 20 May 1852 Orange County, North Carolina.5
         Children of James Walker and (--?--) Unknown were as follows:
        2          i.   James R. Walker; b. Orange County, North Carolina.
+       3         ii.   William Walker, b.  Orange County, North Carolina.
        4        iii.   Sarah Walker; b. Orange County, North Carolina.
        5         iv.   Jesse Walker; b. circa 1787; m. Elizabeth Umstead 29 Aug 1818                Orange County, North Carolina.6
        6          v.   Elizabeth Walker; b. circa 1795 Orange County, North Carolina; m.            William Philpot 18 Nov 1816 Orange County, North Carolina.
        7         vi.   Jeremiah Walker; b. circa 1805 Orange County, North Carolina; m.             Malinda Roberts, daughter of Willis Roberts and Sarah Unknown, 26            Jul 1826 Orange County, North Carolina.
           He lived on 7 Sep 1859 Bowie County, Texas.7
+       8        vii.   Mary "Polly" Walker, b. 26 Jul 1807 Orange County, North     
           Carolina; m. Wilburn L. Hampton.
+       9       viii.   Martha Walker, b. 23 Sep 1809 Orange County, North Carolina; m.              Robert Hall.
+       10        ix.   Olive H. Walker, b. circa 1810 Orange County, North Carolina; m.             Samuel F. Cole.
        11         x.   Caroline Walker; b. circa 1816 Orange County, North Carolina; m.             Westley H. Roberts 9 Feb 1837 Orange County, North Carolina.
        12        xi.   Nancy Walker; b. circa 1817 Orange County, North Carolina; m.                Zachariah H. Lyon 7 Oct 1837 Orange County, North Carolina.
        13       xii.   Thomas Walker b. Orange County, North Carolina

Generation Two

     3.  William Walker (James); b. Orange County, North Carolina.
         He lived on 4 Apr 1859 Gibson County, Tennessee.
        
       
     8.  Mary "Polly" Walker (James1); bur. Granville County, North                  Carolina; b. 26 Jul 1807 Orange County, North Carolina; m. Wilburn           L. Hampton 28 Aug 1834 Orange County, North Carolina; d. 17 Aug              1885 Granville County, North Carolina, at age 78.
         Children of Mary "Polly"2 Walker and Wilburn L. Hampton were as              follows:
        14         i.   Caroline Hampton; b. circa 1835.
        15        ii.   Martha "Patsy" Hampton; bur. Granville County, North Carolina;               b. 19 Feb 1838 North Carolina; d. 20 Mar 1895 Granville County,              North Carolina, at age 57.
+       16       iii.   Zachariah T. Hampton, b. 7 Nov 1839 Orange County, North                     Carolina; m. Lucie A. Monk; m. Catherine "Kate" Carrington.
        17        iv.   Littlejohn W. Hampton; bur. Granville County, North Carolina; b.             17 Mar 1842 North Carolina; d. Jul 1843 Granville County, North              Carolina, at age 1.
        18         v.   James W. Hampton; bur. Granville County, North Carolina; b. 8                Oct 1843 North Carolina; d. 15 Sep 1862 Granville County, North              Carolina, at age 18.
        19        vi.   Mary "Polly" C. Hampton; bur. Granville County, North Carolina;              b. 5 Jan 1846 North Carolina; d. 21 Dec 1855 Granville County,               North Carolina, at age 9.
        20       vii.   William Hampton; b. circa 1848.
        21      viii.   George Hampton; b. circa 1849.
     9.  Martha Walker (James; b. 23 Sep 1809 Orange County, North                 Carolina; m. Robert Hall, son of Robert "Sharper" Hall and Mary              Erwin Riggs, 24 Mar 1830 Orange County, North Carolina;9 d. 21 Sep           1884 and was buried at the Little River Presbyterian Church                  Cemetery Hurdle Mills, Orange County, North Carolina, at age 74.
         Children of Martha Walker and Robert Hall all b. Orange County,             North Carolina, were as follows:
+       22         i.   Rebecca Erwin3 Hall, b. 23 Jan 1831; m. Elmore Gates.
+       23        ii.   John Winstead Hall, b. 10 Dec 1832; m. Martha Baldridge Woods.
+       24       iii.   Martha Tomlinson Hall, b. 31 Oct 1834; m. Thompson Garrard.
+       25        iv.   Caroline Frances Hall, b. 12 Sep 1836; m. Thomas Jefferson                   Harris.
        26         v.   Nancy Jane Hall; m. Arthur Ashley; b. 30 Sep 1838.
        27        vi.   Mary Elizabeth Hall; b. 5 Sep 1840; m. Henry F. Cates 12 Oct                 1867 Orange County, North Carolina; d. 15 Feb 1923 Orange                    County, North Carolina, at age 82.
+       28       vii.   Emaline Kelista Hall, b. 17 May 1843; m. William Doak Woods.
        29      viii.   James Walker Hall; b. 1 Aug 1845; d. 22 Apr 1864 Orange County,              North Carolina, at age 18.
        30        ix.   Robert Lambert Hall; b. 22 Nov 1847; d. 17 Jul 1853 Orange                   County, North Carolina, at age 5.
        31         x.   William Elmore Hall; m. Ruthie A. Ball; b. 26 Mar 1850; m. Lunie             Stone 21 Apr 1904 Durham County, North Carolina; d. 24 Apr 1945              Durham County, North Carolina, at age 95.
        32        xi.   Louise Olive Hall; m. Nat Laws; b. 16 Dec 1851; d. 27 Nov 1923               Orange County, North Carolina, at age 71.
        33       xii.   Sarah Carrington Hall; b. 28 Jan 1854; d. 3 Aug 1854 Orange                  County, North Carolina.
     10.  Olive H. Walker (James); b. circa 1810 Orange County, North                Carolina; m. Samuel F. Cole 4 Nov 1831 Orange County, North                  Carolina.
          Children of Olive H. Walker and Samuel F. Cole were:
+       34         i.   Martha R. Cole, b. 2 Oct 1832; m. Thomas J. Williams.

Generation Three

     16.  Zachariah T. Hampton (Mary Walker, James; bur. Durham County,             North Carolina; b. 7 Nov 1839 Orange County, North Carolina; m.              Lucie A. Monk 19 May 1865 Orange County, North Carolina; m.                  Catherine "Kate" Carrington 2 Apr 1874 Orange County, North                  Carolina; d. 2 Sep 1918 Durham County, North Carolina, at age 78.
          There were no children of Zachariah T. Hampton and Lucie A. Monk.
          Children of Zachariah T.3 Hampton and Catherine "Kate" Carrington            were as follows:
        35         i.   William Wade Hampton; bur. Durham County, North Carolina; b. 13             Nov 1878; d. 8 Apr 1909 at age 30.
        36        ii.   Kate Hampton; m. John L. Howerton; bur. Durham County, North                 Carolina; b. 18 Oct 1880; d. 15 Dec 1906 at age 26.
     22.  Rebecca Erwin Hall (Martha2Walker, James1); b. 23 Jan 1831 Orange           County, North Carolina; m. Elmore Gates 26 Sep 1849 Orange County,           North Carolina; d. 17 Feb 1905 Orange County, North Carolina, at             age 74.
          Children of Rebecca Erwin3 Hall and Elmore Gates both b. Orange              County, North Carolina, were as follows:
        37         i.   Stephen F. Gates; bur. Orange County, North Carolina; m. Fannie             Murphy; b. 31 Aug 1850; m. Emma Brown 10 Dec 1873 Orange County,             North Carolina; m. Annie Bobbit 20 Dec 1882 Orange County, North             Carolina; d. 13 Jul 1936 Orange County, North Carolina, at age               85.
        38        ii.   Margaret Jane Gates; b. 19 Apr 1859; m. Joseph Leiston                       Timberlake 21 Jan 1877; d. 29 Oct 1944 Columbia, South Carolina,             at age 85.
     23.  John Winstead Hall (Martha Walker, James1); b. 10 Dec 1832 Orange           County, North Carolina; m. Martha Baldridge Woods 24 Jun 1854                Orange County, North Carolina; d. 9 Dec 1881 Orange County, North            Carolina, at age 48.
          Children of John Winstead Hall and Martha Baldridge Woods all b.            Orange County, North Carolina, were as follows:
        39         i.   John Doak Hall; b.
        40        ii.   William Harris Hall; b.
        41       iii.   Laurie Virginia Hall; b; m. Joseph L. Peed 28 Sep 1879 Orange                County, North Carolina.
        42        iv.   Anne Jones Hall; b.
        43         v.   Elizabeth Erwin Hall; m. William David Cozart; b. 21 Apr 1856;               d. 3 Apr 1915 Orange County, North Carolina, at age 58.
        44        vi.   Samuel Robert Hall; b. circa 1861.
        45       vii.   James Leary Hall; b. 10 May 1865; d. 25 Jun 1866 Orange County,              North Carolina, at age 1.
     24.  Martha Tomlinson Hall (Martha2Walker, James1); b. 31 Oct 1834               Orange County, North Carolina; m. Thompson Garrard 26 Nov 1855               Orange County, North Carolina; d. before 1864 Orange County, North           Carolina.10
          Children of Martha Tomlinson3 Hall and Thompson Garrard were:
        46         i.   David Nicolas Garrard; bur. Orange County, North Carolina; b.               23 Apr 1859 Orange County, North Carolina; m. Mollie Montgomery              7 Feb 1896 Orange County, North Carolina; d. 17 Nov 1899 Orange              County, North Carolina, at age 40.
     25.  Caroline Frances Hall (Martha Walker, James); b. 12 Sep 1836               Orange County, North Carolina;11 m. Thomas Jefferson Harris, son             of William Elza Harris and Sarah Wilson, 11 Jan 1854 Orange                  County, North Carolina; d. 12 Aug 1855 Orange County, North                  Carolina, at age 18.12
          Children of Caroline Frances Hall and Thomas Jefferson Harris               were:
        47         i.   Mary Ervin Harris; b. 14 Jan 1855 Orange County, North                      Carolina;13 m. George Paul Nichols, son of Duncan C. Nichols and             Ann Elizabeth Kenion, 4 Mar 1875 Orange County, North Carolina;              d. 21 Jan 1932 Orange County, North Carolina, at age 77;14 bur.              22 Jan 1932 Little River Presbyterian Church, Hurdle Mills,                  Orange County, North Carolina.15
     28.  Emaline Kelista Hall (Martha Walker, James); b. 17 May 1843                Orange County, North Carolina; m. William Doak Woods 3 Feb 1864              Orange County, North Carolina; d. 23 Jan 1923 Orange County, North           Carolina, at age 79.
          Children of Emaline Kelista Hall and William Doak Woods all b.              Orange County, North Carolina, were as follows:
        48         i.   Lula Ann Woods; b; m. J.H. McCracken 28 Jul 1892 Orange County,             North Carolina.
        49        ii.   Nannie Elizabeth Woods; b; m. A.C. Reynolds 9 Aug 1899 Orange                County, North Carolina.
        50       iii.   ________ Woods; b; d. before 1902 Orange County, North Carolina.
        51        iv.   Joseph Doak Woods; b. 10 Nov 1864; d. before 1902 Orange County,             North Carolina.
        52         v.   Mary Faucett Woods; b. 11 Feb 1867; m. Pinkney Anderson Flinton              23 Dec 1885 Orange County, North Carolina; d. before 1902 Durham             County, North Carolina.
        53        vi.   Pattie Allison Woods; b. 2 Mar 1869; m. Samuel Tate Latta 22 Mar             1888 Orange County, North Carolina; d. 24 Mar 1939 Orange                    County, North Carolina, at age 70.
        54       vii.   Charles E. Woods; b. 5 Jul 1871; d. 5 May 1933 Orange County,                North Carolina, at age 61.
        55      viii.   Emma Currie Woods; b. 20 Sep 1876; m. Sam F. Nicks 24 Dec 1903               Orange County, North Carolina.
        56        ix.   John Robert Woods; b. 6 May 1878; d. 2 Oct 1894 Orange County,               North Carolina, at age 16.
        57         x.   Cora Lea Woods; b. 12 Sep 1883; m. Irving B. McKay 10 Aug 1903               Orange County, North Carolina.
     34.  Martha R. Cole (Olive Walker, James); b. 2 Oct 1832; m. Thomas             J. Williams, son of Eli Williams and Chloe Collins, 11 Nov 1852              Gibson County, Tennessee.
          Children of Martha R. Cole and Thomas J. Williams were as                   follows:
        58         i.   Chippie Williams.
        59        ii.   Wilson Williams.
        60       iii.   Cora   O. Williams.
        61        iv.   Florence Williams.
        62         v.   Samuel C. Williams.
        63        vi.   Lilly Pearl Williams.

SOURCES:

1DEATH and MARRIAGE NOTICES of THE HILLSBOROUGH RECORDER 1820-1879 Hillsborough, North Carolina (Chapel Hill, North Carolina), 1997, page 205.
2The last will and testament of James Walker was forwarded to the Orange County Recorder from the Orange County Superior Court. John Lockhart and Bedford Vaughn, the executors appeared in open Court and qualified by taking the oath prescribed by law.
31800 household enumeration, Series M32, National Archives, Washington, D.C.
4Certified photocopy of original  from the NC State Arcives in compiler's 
possession.
5Photocopy in compiler's possession.
6Marlene Shake reports in a note dated 27 Feb 1998, to the compiler that 
Jessee married Susan Umstead.
7Personal files or knowlege of Barbara Farthing Bonham.
8Thomas Walker, presummed son of William Walker was appointed guardian of 
William Walker by the Chairman of the County Court, J. B. Dibrell )sic), in Gibson County, Tennessee to execute al his officail acts. Witnessed by: S.F. Cole, John Green and Samuel Shaw.

This is especially significant since William's father in his will dated 
1852 in Orange County, North Carolina, made a provision concerning William,
whom he considered incompetent.

Photocopy of affidavits from the NC Stae Archives in compiler's possession.

9Marriages of Orange County North Carolina 1779-1868 Compiled by Brent H. 
Holcomb Genealogical Publishing Company., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland.
10Martha had died prior to her father making his will 05 Apr 1864.
11Nichols Family Bible Records The New Testament Of Our Lord And Saviour 
Jesus Christ Translated Out.
12ibid.
13ibid, The New Testament Of Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ Translated 
Out.
14Death Record, Verification or Presumption Data Data in possesion of 
compiler.
15Funeral arrangements by Howerton Bryan Co. of Durham, NC and information 
provided by Mrs. J.F. Woodall, daughter.

27 Feb 1998            
Prepared by:
Barbara Farthing Bonham
200 Birch Lane
Summerville SC 29485
bbonham@awod.com