HICKMAN WALKER, MARIA P - Barry County, Missouri | MARIA P HICKMAN WALKER - Missouri Gravestone Photos


Washburn Prairie Cemetery
Barry County,

Jan 2 1840 - Jan 28 1910

Jan. 20, 1831 - Death: Apr. 2, 1912

Benjamin F. Walker was born in Pickaway Co., Ohio, Jan 20, 1831 and died at Cerro Gordo, Ill, April 2, 1912, 81 years, 2 months and 13 days. Mr. Walker was well known here as he had lived in Washburn and neighborhood until this winter since 1886.He was married to Maria Hickman, Feb 24, 1859. To this union were born nine children, one of which died in infancy and another several years ago. The surviving children are George of Burden, Kan., John of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. J. W. Wiley of Cerro Gordo, Ill., Mrs. J. R. Brittenham of Chicago, Ill, Margaret Walker of Pierson, Ill., Mrs. P. R. Moffatt and Mrs. J. H. McGlothin of Washburn, Mo. The wife died Jan 28, 1910. Besides these two sons and five daughters, the deceased left to mourn their loss thirty-one grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. N. J. Henderson of Washburn and a brother G. T. Walker of Mount Pulaska, Ill.

He had lived a consistent Christian since 1853. The remains were brought from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wiley in Cerro Gordo, Ill., to the family residence in Washburn, April 4, where Rev. H. J. Hood conducted funeral services at 10 o'clock Thursday. The body was then deposited beside that of his wife at Washburn Prairie Cemetery.

Contributed on 12/13/12 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 12/13/12 • Approved: 12/13/12 • Last Updated: 3/31/18 • R736947-G736946-S3

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