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John S. Walker

John S. Walker cash-claimed a quarter in 29, 5N 46W in 1890 - next to Lyman Holland of 1890.

He might be the John S. Walker in Chase County, Nebraska in 1900, born in Pennsylvania 1828, a day laborer, boarding with hotel keepers George and Cora Metcalf.

More likely he's the brother of Dianna WALKER Thornton.

In 1860 Elkhart County, Indiana, Henry Walker is 45, Sarah 41, Chauncy 14, Margaret 12, Rebecca 10, Dianna 8, JOHN 6, and Franklin 3.

(Chauncy Walker and Harriet Ophelia Thompson, both of Elkhart, Indiana, married married in Cass County Michigan July 3, 1873. They were liChauncy was born in Medina County Ohio, Harriet in Cass County.
Henry and Sarah are in Cass County, Michigan in 1870, with Rebecca 20, John 16, Franklin 13 and Rachel 21 now married to Asburry Cooper 23.
Henry died July 4, 1876, Sarah Nov 13, 1880, both buried in Edwardsburg, Cass County.

John Walker, born in Elkhart, Indiana, resident of Cass County, Michigan, married Ella L. Bruce (Breece) of Cass County March 6, 1879.
Helen L Breece (daughter of Jacob B Breece and Sarah M Wilson) was born September 20, 1857 in Michigan.

In 1900 Cass County, John Walker born March 1854 in Indiana, married 21 years to Helen Sept 1856, Michigan, have Coy March 1887 and Mason June 1889, both born in Michigan.

1900 "D.W. Ray has sold his hardware store in Edwardsburg to John Walker of Mason."

John Walker, a hardware merchant, married, son of Henry Walker and Sarah Clouse - March 15, 1854 - Feb 14, 1909 is also buried there.

In Edwardsburg, Cass County "John Walker with Agricultural Implements and General Line of Hardware, featuring buggies, surreys, wagons, clover and timothy seed; "

John 1854-1909 # 49728334.
Ellen is widowed in 1910 Cass County, with the two sons both salesmen in her hardware store.
Helen died in Cassopolis, Cass County April 28, 1931, to be buried in Edwardsville.
Coy Walker was the informant.

Coy H. Walker 1887-1956 is buried in Berrien County, # 127708032.

Masopn married Mamie Pearson, both born about 1889, Mason in Michigan, Mamie in Elkhart, INdiana, in Battle Creek Michigan Oct 17, 1949
Their son Willis H. Walker married Ruth Lutz in Toledo Ohio July 26, 1947. He was born in Edwardsburg Michigan in 1919, she was born April 1, 1922 in Toledo to Arthur J. Lutz.
Their daughter Dorothy Jane Walker born 1917 died in Edwardsburg March 28, 1918.
She's buried in Edwardsburg # 49728312.

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