On This Day in 1851

157 Years Ago Today
December 22, 1851
Mary Jane Brown was born in Tazewell County, the daughter of Nancy Reeves Gregory and John Wesley Brown. Mary Jane, my 1st cousin, three times removed married Rev. John Randolph Walker, lived out her days near Clear Fork. She was laid to rest in Wythe County, VA at the East End Cemetery in Wytheville. Mary Jane and Rev Walker were the parents of nine children:
  1. Alexander Phillip Walker
  2. John Kahle Walker
  3. Marvin N. Walker
  4. Harriet Reaves Walker
  5. Robert Charles Walker
  6. Louise/Laura Alice Walker
  7. Thomas Frank Fowler Walker
  8. Maybelle Stuart Walker
  9. Eleanor Stuart Walker

151 Years Ago Today
December 22, 1857

Sallie H. Mitchell, (1st cousin, 4 times removed) married George Davenport in McMinn County, TN. Sallie was the daughter of Clarinda Julia Dougherty of Tazewell County, VA and William Mitchell.

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