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Thomas Walker and Isabel and Rutherford County
Posted by: T Monson (ID *****4045) Date: November 24, 2003 at 17:04:55
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Taken from a 1929 Ga. obituary notice. Name of paper not known.

Jan 18, 1929, Brave and true solder gone home. On the 4th day of March

1843, in Rutherford County North

Carolina the little boy was born who was christened AB Walker the son of

Thomas and

Isabel Walker. When the war between the states came along, the ______

Volunteer

joined Company A of the North Carolina Infantry and never shirked a duty

and

received no bullets in the back. A braver, truer and better soldier

never fired a gun.

When the war closed he returned home and the next year he married

Catherine Long and

to this union, eleven children was born. Josephine Holms, Lizzie

Powell, AB Walker Jr.,

Isaac Walker, Izabel Walker, July Gilder, Jessie Swailes, Luther Walker,

Pennie Findley, George Walker,

and Minnie Matsie. All of whom are grown married in _________ prominent

place in

the makeup of the state. He has about 100 grandchildren, he was a

member of the Snow

Hill Baptist Church and lived route 2 because of the lowly ________ till

death called him

home to the true and good on the 12th Day of January 1929. He was

nearly 96 years of

age and he never did anything to bring approach on any individual and

was one of our

honorable citizens. He was in ______ during ______ through out his day

doing his best

to kill every Yankee that dared to face him. God saved him for a

purpose and be the

monument to his imperishable memories to his great closest friends.

Relatives and near

and dear ones all of whom lovingly called him 'Uncle Brice'. A good

name is better to be

chosen than great riches and he bore as good name as any man.

Thirty-eight years ago he

cast his lot with Georgia and even when he ever lived he had the

respect, confidence,

love, and esteem of all the people. He often attended the Old Soldiers

Reunion and was

the howl of the old soldier. His good wife died about three years ago

and he has gone to

join her in heavenly regions beyond. His sole of name does never die.

He was buried

Snow Hill Church cemetery last Sunday afternoon. Funeral services being

conducted in

the church by Rev. L. H. Avery. Truely a great and good man is gone and

his

eleven children, 100 grandchildren have lost a loving father

grandfather. But our loss is

heaven bound.

Footnote; His Christian home in heaven above ushered there on the

wings of love and

there was with him will shout and sing eternal praises our savior and

king

Signed

Ms W. H. Bilder


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