Shuff Walker Bible has been unknown to researchers
for many decades. His daughter, Lizzie (Walker) Click,
indicated in Annie
Walker Burns's 1929 book that her sister, Mahala
(Walker) Janeway, had had the Bible, but since Mahala
had died, Lizzie assumed that her son Charlie had it.
Thanks to someone who visited this Web site, the Bible
has been located where expected, belonging to one of
Charlie's children, Jean Fox. Tim Walker met with her
in Tennessee and scanned the Bible on 17 May 2008.
In the scan of the title page, the date of the Bible
was cut off at the bottom; the date does still exist
on the original and is 1835, which is consistent with
an Internet search which suggests that the stereotyper
was active primarily in the 1830s.
The Bible was submerged in a flood and has some
The birth date here for Jacob himself is contradicted
by Lizzie Click, citing this Bible specifically as
being off by one day.
Dates are included for some members of the family
of sons John Davis Walker and Andrew Calvin Walker.
The Andrew Walker portion does not appear to be
contemporaneous; despite the dates for the infants
in the Bible, normal timing would suggest, as other
sources do, that the children were born a year earlier.
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THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS:
TRANSLATED OUT OF
THE ORIGINAL TONGUES,
AND WITH THE
FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND
STEROTYPED BY A. CHANDLER
FOR THE AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY.
Jacob Walker was
born on the 1st of Jan'y 1827
Patsey Walker (the wife of sd.
Jacob Walker) was born
on the 7th Nov'r 1825
They were married on the
15th of Nov'r 1846
Elisabeth Walker the daughter
of sd. Jacob & Patsey Walker
was born the 1st of Nov'r 1847
Mahala Walker was born
the 21st of March 1849
Martha Emily Walker was
born 10th March 1851
Wm. Henry Walker was born
26th day January 1853
Walker was born
the 4th of September 1855
Andrew C. Walker was born
the 24th of July 1857
Sterling Green Walker was born
24th September 1859
Mary Ann Walker
was born march 23rd 1862
She died October 9th 1862
aged Six months & 17 Days
Silas Anderson Walker
was born august the 5th 186[cut off]
Elmira Alice Walker
was born 4th of July 1867
A.C. Walker and C. C. Owen
was married March 27, 1877
Ina B Walker was born
March 31[?] 1878
Ballard I. & Ida M. Walker
was born Dec. 14 1879
Cordia D. Walker was born
March 7 1883. Died Dec 1 1883
Callie E. Walker was born
Nov. 7[?] 1884. Died July 20th 1885
Lula O. Walker was born
Aug. 10 1885
The Babie [?] was born
July 17, 1887
["Birdie" written above "Babie"
This Sept 19[?] 1887[?]
Rubie E. Walker was [sic] Aug.
28 1899. This Xmas 1901[?]
Loda M. Janeway was [rest unreadable]
Dr. A.C. Walker was born 24 July
1857. Was married 27 March 1877