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Minerva Adkins Walker

Minerva Adkins Walker[1]

Female 1806 - 1897  (91 years)

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  • Name Minerva Adkins Walker 
    Born 17 Apr 1806  Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence Mar 1825  [1
    • Minerva returned to her parents to their displeasure after having two children.
    Residence 1 Jun 1850  Prairie, Carroll, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm House 
    • John W. "Finny" was 46 and "Manerva A." was 45. The children:
      Jane "Berkes", 18
      Isabella "Berkes", 16
      Kizziah C. Finney, 13
      James H. 12
      Robert H. 10
      Thomas B., 8
      Linn A., 6
      Caroline V., 4
      Archibald Y., 1

      and a farmer: Isaac J. Barber, 19
    Census page, Prairie Township, Arkansas
    Census page, Prairie Township, Arkansas
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence 1 Jun 1860  Willits, Mendocino, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farm House 
    • John W. Finney was 56 years old and Minerva A. was 54. John was a farmer. They had $1600 worth (in 2011 equal to about $561,000) of real estate and $960 of personal property (in 2011 equal to about $337,000). The children:
      James, 19 years old
      Robert, 18
      Linn, 14
      Archibald, 11
      Caroline, 12

      The new upstart town was called Little Lake at the time.
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    Census page, Little Lake, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Residence 1 Jun 1870  Sonora, Tuolumne, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm House 
    • J.W. Finney was 65 and M.A. was 64. They had $400 in assets (in 2011 equal to about $99,800) and no real estate. At the house:
      A.J. age 19
    Census page, Tuolumne County, California
    Census page, Tuolumne County, California
    from www.ancestry.com
    Name Minerva Adkins Burkes 
    Name Minerva Adkins Finney 
    Name Minerva Adkins Townsend 
    FamilySearch ID# K6HY-QM7 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Sonora, Tuolumne, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John and Minerva were 74 years old. John was working as a farmer. They had their grand-daughter, Alice Henderson who was 24 and Clarence Henderson who was five.
    Died 6 Aug 1897  Lathrop, San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Died at her daugher's home near Stockton.
    Person ID I395  MacomberKin
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 

    Father John Barnett Walker,   b. 20 Sep 1777, Rowan, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1850, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary Polly Enochs,   b. 28 Jul 1774, Rowan, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873  (Age 98 years) 
    Family ID F266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Wesley Finney,   b. 30 Sep 1804, Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1889, French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1836  Barry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Minerva had been a widow twice and had seven children.
    Children 
     1. Kezziah Catherine Finney,   b. 15 May 1837, Barry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1926, Essex, Humboldt, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. James H. Finney,   b. Abt 1841, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Robert H. Finney,   b. Abt 1842, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas B. Finney,   b. Abt 1843, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Lynn Atchison Finney,   b. 3 Apr 1845, Cassville, Barry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1932, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Caroline Finney,   b. Abt 1848, Carroll, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Archibald Yell Finney,   b. 1849, Carroll, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George R. Burkes,   d. Sep 1834, Cassville, Barry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1827  Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Minerva married to her parent's choice of George Burkes and had five children with him.
    Children 
     1. Mary Davis Burkes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jane Harbert Burkes,   b. Abt 1832, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Isabella Burkes,   b. Abt 1834, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William C. Townsend,   d. Mar 1825 
    Married 1821  [1
    • Minerva was around 15 when she left home to marry Mr. Townsend who died a few years later.
    Children 
     1. William C. Townsend,   b. 1820, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1855, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Emmaline Townsend,   b. 1822, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F19649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart