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Jeremiah Walls

Jeremiah Walls

Male 1839 - 1920  (80 years)

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  • Name Jeremiah Walls 
    Born 25 Feb 1839  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Feb 1920  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bethany Union Cemetery, Eckerty, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2118  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2014 

    Family 1 Mary Ann Stepro,   b. 1 Jan 1842, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1862, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1858  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F1259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Amanda Angeline Roberson,   b. 19 Mar 1843, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1920, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1864  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Wesley Walls,   b. 12 Nov 1869,   d. 14 Sep 1941  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Crawford County Democrat; February 26, 1920, Page 1

      Jeremiah Walls was born in Crawford County, February 26, 1839 and died at the home of his son. S.W. Walls, in south English February 18, 1920, of paralysis, at the age of 80 years, 11 months and 18 days. He was united in marriage to Mary A. Stepro December 30, 1858, and to this union two children were born, William T. and America, who with the wife preceded him many years ago.

      He again united in marriage to Amanda Roberson Bell September 8, 1864, to this union ten children were born, of whom eight are living: Sarah E. Brown, of Eckerty; Martha E. Knight, Jeffersonville; John and Sam W. Walls, of English; Viola Zimmerman, of St. Louis; M.M. Walls, of Hammond; Jerry M. Walls of Mansfield, Ohio; and Lucreta M. Graves, of Louisville.

      They, with the aged wife, 23 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives to mourn their loss. He united with the Christian church in early manhood. Afterward he united with the United Brethren church. He answered the call of his county in the Civil War and served in 1864-65. He was with Sherman on his famous march to the sea. The remains were taken to Bethany Friday and laid to rest; funeral services were in charge of Rev. E.B. Catt.