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Edward James Walker (1915 - 1975)

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Rev Edward James Walker
Born in Simpson County, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Mendenhall, Simpson, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Aug 2016
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Categories: Mendenhall City Cemetery, Mendenhall, Simpson County, Mississippi.

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This child should have been on the 1920 Census. Think this is the son listed by the name of James F age 3. that would have been about the same age. The 1920 Census spelled his mother Maggie as Margret 37.

Rev. Edward J. Walker [1]

Rev. Edward J. Walker of Rt. 3, Mendenhall a retired minister of the Church of God of Prophesy, died Sept. 21 at the Simpson General Hospital.

He was a native and resident of Simpson County.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Mims Mitchell Chapel with the Rev. Roy Day Jr., Rev. James O. Walker and Rev. McManus officiating. Interment followed in the Mendenhall Cemetery under the direction of Upton Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lucille Walker of Mendenhall; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Evelyn Farnhan of Collins and Mrs. Saral Carolyn Bounds of Mendenhall.

Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Mary Ellen Hays of Mt. Olive and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ida Mae Walker of Mendenhall.

He also is survived by 10 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Clipped from The Magee Courier, 25 Sep 1975, Thu, Page 7


  1. Obituary for Rev Edward James Walker Clipped from The Magee Courier, 25 Sep 1975, Thu, Page 7
  • 1920 Census
  • "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Edward J. Walker, 1975; Burial, Mendenhall, Simpson, Mississippi, United States of America, Mendenhall City Cemetery; citing record ID 45555519, Find a Grave,
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Edward Walker, Sep 1975; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
    • 1930 Census Edward age 14, Maggie 49, Mendenhall, Simpson County, Mississippi.
"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 May 2018), Edward Walker in household of Maggie Walker, Mendenhall, Simpson, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2, sheet 1A, line 19, family 5, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1165; FHL microfilm 2,340,900.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 May 2018), Jame F Walker in household of Margret Walker, Mendenhall, Simpson, Mississippi, United States; citing ED 133, sheet 1A, line 5, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 893; FHL microfilm 1,820,893.

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    On 26 May 2018 at 02:59 GMT Myrtis Bishop wrote:

    Walker-22645 and Walker-22644 appear to represent the same person because: These are the same person

    Edward is 26 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 22 degrees from Burl Ives and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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