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Samuel Barr Walker & Rebecca Jane Woody

Samuel Barr Walker b. 20 Jul 1809 KY d. 12 Mar 1876 Fulton Co., KY Buried: Fulton Co./Hickman Co., KY

1st Marriage: ?

1st Wife: Sarah Elizabeth Hale b. ? d. before 1858

2nd Marriage: 21 Dec 1858 Crittenden Co., KY

2nd Wife: Rebecca Jane "Becky" Woody (Denton) info next


Jordan A. Denton b. 1799 Granville Co., NC d. 1851 Henderson Co., KY Father: Samuel Denton, Sr. Mother: Elizabeth Mitchell CORYDON CEM

2nd Marriage 25 Aug 1820 (1824)

Wife: Jane C. Talbott b. 1804

3rd Marriage: 30 Sep 1832 Henderson Co., KY

3rd Wife: Caroline B. Denton b. 1810 Henderson Co., KY d. 1849 Buried: ? Father: John Dalton Denton (NC) Mother: Sarah Stark (NC)

3rd Marriage: 24 Aug 1850

3rd Wife: Rebecca Jane Woody b. 20 Mar 1820 Roane Co., TN d. 15 Dec 1886 New Blaine, Logan Co., AR Buried: Elizabeth Hall Cemetery, New Blaine, Logan Co., AR Father: Hugh Woody Mother: Sarah McMullin

Children of Samuel Barr Walker & Sarah Elizabeth Hale

Mary Seraphine "Sarah Fine" Walker b. 18 Jan 1839

William Fowler Hale Walker b. 18 Sep 1839

Elizabeth Cassandra Walker b. 26 Sep 1841

James "Mack" McCall Walker b. 14 May 1843 d. 12 Mar 1924 Buried: Sugar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Crittenden Co., KY

Thomas Leander Walker b. 26 Mar 1845 d. 5 Jan 1925 Married: 15 Feb 1872 Buried: Sugar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Marion, Crittenden Co., KY

Wife: Caroline M. Tudor b. ? d. before 1877

Sarah Ellen Walker b. 9 Dec 1847

Miranda Jane Walker b. Jan 1851

Child of Rebecca Jane Woody & Jordan A. Denton

Palestine Denton b. 24 Sep 1851 Crittenden/Henderson Co., KY d. 19 Dec 1927 Prairie View, Logan Co., AR Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Married: 13 Oct 1879 Logan Co., AR

Wife: Lucy Clark Gwaltney b. 5 Mar 1850 Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN d. 14 Mar 1920 Buried: Prairie View Cemetery, Logan Co., AR Father: Fielding Gray Gwaltney Mother: Lucy Clark

Children of Samuel B. Walker & Rebecca Jane Woody

A. Henry Jackson "Jack" Walker b. 15 Nov 1859 Marion Co., KY d. 4 Mar 1945 (tombstone) Johnson Co., AR Buried: Ware's Chapel, Dublin, Logan Co., AR

Wife: Elizabeth Horn b. 23 Jan 1859 Stone Co., MO d. 1926 (tombstone) Buried: Ware's Chapel, Dublin, Logan Co., AR (more on rootsweb)

Samuel "Hugh" Houston Walker b: 25 Dec 1861 KY d. 15 Jun 1951 (tombstone) Buried: Ware's Chapel, near Scranton, Logan Co., AR

1st Marriage: 9 Sep 1880 Logan Co., AR

2nd marriage: 19 Jun 1889 Logan Co., AR

1st Wife: Ida Cravens b. 1864 Shoal Creek, Logan Co., AR d. before Jun 1889 Father: Robert B. Cravens Mother: Margarette Matilda Grubb

2nd Wife: Sarah Kathryn Pierce b. 23 Nov 1871 d. 30 Nov 1948 (tombstone) Buried: Ware's Chapel, near Scranton, Logan Co., AR

Children of Jordan A. Denton & Jane C. Talbott

William G. Denton b. 7 Jun 1821-22 KY d. 21 Oct 1857 Henderson Co., KY Marriage: 13 Nov 1845 Henderson Co., KY

Wife: Mary Solesbury Willingham b. 15 Jan 1824 Henderson Co., KY

Kids: Emale F.; Jordan F.; Jarrett Willingham; William F.

John B. Denton b. 1827 d. 1876 Married: 6 Nov 1849 Wife: Mary Elizabeth b. 1827 kid: John Wesley Denton

Children of Jordan A. Denton & Caroline B. Denton

Samuel Denton b. 1836 KY d. KY

Celia Denton b. 1837

Susan Denton b. 1839

James Denton b. 1842

Charles Denton b. 1848

Samuel B. Walker brought his family to Arkansas from Fulton, Kentucky, via steamboat down the Mississippi River and landed at Morrison's Bluff in the fall of 1870. On this trip, Pal Denton met Lucy Clark Gwaltney and they fell in love.

Sarah Kathryn known as "Aunt Kit" was called upon to deliver babies as the local MD could not get there in time.

Jordan Denton's Father: Samuel Denton b. 1775 Granville, NC Mother: Elizabeth Mitchell b. 1778 NC Married: 25 Aug 1820 NC

Caroline Denton's Father: John Dalton Denton b. 1777 in Granville, NC Mother: Sarah Stark b. 1776 in Granville, NC

Rebecca Woody's parents: Hugh Woody b. 8 Aug 1796 Roane Co., TN d. 15 Sep 1836 Henderson Co., KY Married: 4 May 1817 Roane Co., TN Father: John Woody IV b. 20 Jul 1758 Wife: Sarah McMullin b. abt 1799

Hugh Woody & Sarah McMullin's Children:

Elizabeth Alice Woody b. 10 May 1828 TN

Mary Mollie Woody b. abt 1832 Henderson Co., KY

Thomas Jackson Woody b. 2 Mar 1818 Roane Co., TN d. 5 Aug 1880 Buried: Mount Zion Cemetery, Crittenden Co., KY

Wife: Mary "Polly" Alexander b. 16 Oct 1818 d. 28 Aug 1883 Buried: Mount Zion (children listed on findagrave)

Rebecca Jane (Becky) Woody

Nancy Woody b. abt 1824 Roane Co., TN

Ann E. Woody b. abt 1825 Roane Co., TN

Children of William Denton & Mary S. Willingham's:

Jordan Denton b. 1842

Jarrett Denton b. 1849 Wife: Flora Wigal (Child: Birdie Leslie Denton)

John B. Denton b: 1827 d. 1876 Wife: Mary Elizabeth Denton b. 1827 Married: 6 Nov 1849 (Father: Thomas Washington Denton Mother: Elizabeth Higginson) Wife: Georgianna Sheffer (child: John Wesley Denton b. 1856 d. 1899)

1870 Federal Census, Clark Township, Johnson Co., AR:

Walker, Samuel, 57, TN

Becky I., 51, TN

Palestine, 19, KY

Henry J., 10, KY

Hugh S., 8, KY

Pal and Lucy settle in the former C. N. Geren farm. Presently, the northwestern banks of Shoal Bay in Logan co., AR known as Dublin.

Samuel B. Walker listed in Elizabeth Hall Cemetery, unmarked grave.

The Arkansas Coal Miners, page 142, “Charles W. Walker born 16 Feb 1907, Prairie View. Parents: James & Fanny Jones Walker. Wife: Delilah Cummins. Son: Haskell. Work history: Jewel Mine, Paris. Lost ˝ of his left thumb when chunk of coal fell on the coal car he was loading”. Information provided by Haskell Walker.

The Paris Express, dated 2 Dec 1968, “Tom E. Walker, 81, Scranton & his son-in-law, Royce R. Sliter, 40, Little Rock died together in an automobile accident Friday near Benton. Mr. Walker, a retired farmer, was a lifelong resident of Scranton. He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors: Sons; Charles, Thomas, Jr., Gerald Dean, Haskell & Robert Walker, all of Little Rock. Harvey Delbert, Sallisaw, OK. Daughters; Mrs. Lois Sliter, Little Rock, Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, Scranton, Mrs. Anna Marie Smith, England, AR, Mrs. Susie Davis, San Fernando, CA. Sisters; Mrs. Alice Johnson, Ozark, Mrs. Irene Tillman, Scranton & Mrs. Nan Box, San Fernando, CA.

Mr. Sliter, a native of Minnesota, was a construction worker. Survivors: wife; Lois Sliter. Brother; Ted Sliter. Sister; Mrs. Lenora Volberg, both of Minnesota.

Double funeral services at Dublin Baptist Church & burial at Ware’s Chapel Cemetery”.

Jordan Denton's Father: Samuel Denton b. 1775 Granville Co., NC d. 8 Jan 1846 Hebbardsville, Henderson Co., KY Buried: Hebbardsville, Henderson Co., KY >> Father: Benjamin Denton b. 1753 Mother: Priscilla "Celia" Rebecca Wiggins b. 1755

1st Marriage: 3 May 1798 Granville Co., NC

2nd Marriage: 19 Apr 1821

3rd Marriage: 14 Jun 1823

4th Marriage: 23 Dec 1830

5th Marriage: 2 Sep 1838

1st Wife: Elizabeth Mitchell b. 1778 Caswell Co., ?NC

2nd Wife: Elizabeth Hull

3rd Wife: Temperance "Tempy" Dickerson

4th Wife: Amanda Durphy b: 1805

5th Wife: Mary Lucy (Taylor) Chambers

Children of Samuel Denton & Elizabeth Mitchell:

Jordan A. Denton b. 1799 Granville, NC>Henderson, KY Married: KY

Mary N. "Polly" Denton b. 25 Sep 1800 NC

Madison M. Denton b. 1804 Granville, NC d. Nov 1860 Hendeson Co., KY

James T. Denton b. 1805 Henderson Co., KY d. Bell, TX

Benjamin F. Denton b. 1806 Henderson Co., KY Wife: Mary E. Sheffer

Turner "Jack" Denton b. 10 Mar 1810 Henderson Co., KY d. 1885 Hebbardsville, Henderson Co., KY Wife: Julia X

Rebecca Isabella Denton b. 1813 KY

Nancy Alexandria Denton b. 12 Jul 1814 Henderson Co., KY Married: Henderson Co., KY d.

Samuel David Denton b. 28 Feb 1818 KY d. 1866 Henderson Co., KY Wife: Sarah Jane Agnew

Samuel Denton & Temperance Dickerson:

Elizabeth Butler Denton b. 19 May 1824 Henderson, KY Married: KY>Aaron's Run, Montgomery Co., KY

Frederick Collins Denton b. 4 Feb 1828 KY d. 1885 Henderson Co., KY

Samuel Denton & Amanda Durphy's Children:

Olivia Amanda "Sister" Denton b. 1830

Samuel Denton & Mary Lucy Taylor Chambers:

Julius Elmus Denton, Sr. b. 22 Feb 1840 Henderson Co., KY d. 1875 picture on Married: Henderson Co., KY Wife: Matilda M. Reeder

Michael Davidson Denton b. 26 May 1843 KY d. 29 Dec 1921 Henderson Co., KY Buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Henderson Co., KY

Samuel Houston Walker & Ida Mae Cravens
Robert B. Cravens & Margarette Matilda Grubb
Palestine Denton & Lucy Clark Gwaltney
Joseph Solomon Denton & Sarah Paralee McClung

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