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ADAM WALKER

?? Newspaper (these Walker obituaries sent by Julie Witkawski of Livonia MI and you WILL probably want to contact her as these obits also had pictures of the ancestors) (note: died 20 July 1897 born 9 Jan 1841)

NOTE: This was added on the original Montgomery GenWeb site I had in or before 2007 so I'm not sure if Julie is still active

Adam Walker, a veteran of the late war, after 3 years of intense suffering from rheumatism and abcess of the side died at his home two mi. W. of Round Hill at 1 o'clock Tues. at noon. The GAR will take charge of the body and place him in all honors of war. The Masons will also officiate in the funeral. Interment at Liberty Cem, Quick neighborhood, at 3 o'clock Thurs. afternoon, Rev. Wooddy, of Thorntown, officiating. Mr. Walker was b. in Warren Co. in 1841. His father was a miller by trade and married Miss Maggie HAYWOOD of New Jersey. They emigrated to Montgomery and Tippecanoe counties this state in the earlier pioneer days. Of this issue 3 children are living: Samuel and Thomas (sic). At the opening of the war of '60 Adam joined Co. K 86th Ind. Infantry, served through the war in all the great battles in which the brave 86 participated and was wounded at Chicamaugua. He served his country with a brave heart and honor to himself, never complaining of the hardships of war. At the close he returned to his present home and followed the trade of plasterer and looking after his farm. He marr. Miss Mary E. JACKSON. Two children were born to them, Etta A., now the wife of Willie E. WALKER and Nannie, the youngest is now 8 years old. He was a member of the New Light Christian Church and has been a faithful christian worker and died praising God, ready and willing to go to his eternal home. He was conscious to the last, dying peaceful and happy and dictated to his nurse a part of an old song he wished added to his obituary notice and given to his family. "This is not my place of resting. Mine's a city yet to come. Onward to it I am hastening On to my eternal home." Editor Argus News Dear Sir: I wish to thank my neighbors and friends for their kind sympathies, assistance and kindness in every way during the sickness of my dear husband. Also to thank the Grand army for their great kindness and devotion to their comrade. I can not say too much in praise of the nurse furnished by the GAR WP Daggett, for his tender mercies and kind and faithful service for the last 25 days of my husband's life. I thank all and everyone. Mrs. Mary E. Walker


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