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Robert Wilson Walker

A young Robert W. Walker Robert W. Walker Older Robert W. Walker

The writer of "Bob Walker" is unknown but the notation "brother of NJW" is the handwriting of Estelle Walker.  This picture was given to Ruth Walker Crain by Estelle.

Robert Wilson Walker was born on Dec. 1, 1858 and died March 13, 1926 [see death certificate; see grave marker].  He married Thomasene Saunders (Sept. 1, 1876 - Aug. 28, 1963 death certificate; see grave marker) at Long Point on January 2, 1893. Thomasene was the daughter of Thomas Saunders & Cynthia Hall Ballance Robert & Thomasene had 5 children:
1) Minnie H. Walker (May 27, 1894 - Dec. 1, 1967) married Grover Cleveland Newbern in 1911 and they had 11 children.
  2) Earl Durant Walker (Apr. 2, 1896-1947 see grave marker) married Mary B. Walker.
  3) Nellie Louise Walker (Dec. 6, 190 1- Aug. 30, 1980 in Atlanta, Ga.) married Norman Elmer Ballance on Dec. 23, 1922.
  4) Linda J. Walker (1907-1974 in Ahoskie, Hertford Co., NC; see grave marker; see Coast Guard marker) married Charles Caleb Krank in Winston-Salem on Oct. 9, 1948
  5) Blanche Fulton Walker (1910 - 1975 in Norfolk, Va. see grave marker) married a McGraw.