Walker Migration

Fought in War of 1812 returned to Overton County. The father Benjamin WALKER, SR moved westward by 1820 possibly to Jackson County, Ill. Benjamin WALKER, Junior migrated to Carroll County, Arkansas about 1853-1854.
Benjamin WALKER, SR and his son were on their way west ward when they stopped at the Standing Stone Inn operated by the Widow Mary Polly Graham SEHORN. The son, Benjamin WALKER, Junior, married the Widow SEHORN and remained in Overton County with her five children by Capt. John SEHORN. Benjamin and Mary Polly reared seven of their own children. His father, Benjamin WALKER, Senior continued westard by 1820 possibly to Jackson County Illiois.
Benjamin WALKER, Junior, his wife, Mary Polly Graham SEHORN and children remained in Overton County, TN until about 1853-1854 when they moved to Carroll County, Arkansas. Their son, Andrew Jackson WALKER, Senior and a couple of daughters remained in the Overton County area.
Andrew Jackson WALKER married Clementine VERBLE a daughter of Henry VERBLE. They had 14 children who remained in the greater Overton County area.

Submitted by:
Leota Bennett

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