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Wiley Chambers Walker 

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Chambers Walker
12/1821 - 1907

Nancy Moriah Crow
6/1833 - 1901
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Wiley Chambers Walker
7/12/1863 - 12/28/1928
(Shown at age 47)
Wiley Chambers Walker was born on July 12, 1863 somewhere in Georgia and died on December 28, 1928 somewhere in Georgia. He lived to be 65 years old.

He is buried at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He married Susie Brown (2/12/1970 - 4/2/1914). They had the following children:
  1. Newton J. Walker (1/17/1887 - 8/11/1965). He is buried at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with his wife, Estella L. Heard (4/12/1892 - 11/13/1916).
  2. Neal Walker (2/2/1890 - 7/4/1894). He is buried at Pleasant Gove.
  3. Roland W. Walker (3/13/1892 - 2/17/1917). Buried at Pleasant Grove.
  4. Waddie A. Walker (1895 - ??). She married Dee Brown and lived in Tallapoosa, GA
  5. Lloyd W. Walker (1897 - 1917). He is buried at Pleasant Grove.
  6. William Paul Walker (1900 - ??). He lived near Gadsden, AL.
  7. Viola Walker. She lived in Florida in 1975.
  8. Jewel Walker. Lived in Florida in 1975.
  9. Inez W. Walker (1909 - 1965). She never married and is buried at Pleasant Grove.
  10. Emily Walker. Her mother died when she was born in 1914.
Census7/6/1870 Pumpkin Town District GA (Campbell County) 6 yrs old 
Recorded as family #572: Chambless Walker (age 45), Nancy (age 38), Jeremiah (18), Cally (16), Wm P (14), Jas (12), Almede (10), Wylie (7), and Lou Walker (age 5). Chambless is a farmer and his sons help work the farm. All were born in GA. Chambless estimates the value of his real estate to be $300. Chambless and Nancy cannot read or write. Two of the children, Jas and Almede, have been attending school. Lou Walker 47  
Census6/16/1880 District 736 GA (Douglas County) 16 yrs old 
Recorded as family #26: Chambers Walker (age 52), Nancy (wife, age 49), Willis (son, age 23), Almeda (daughter, 20), Wylie (son, 16), Ana (daughter, 14), and Jesus Timons (brother-in-law, age 55). Chambers is a farmer and his sons and brother-in-law help with the family farm. Almeda and Ana have been attending school. All were born in GA. 

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7 1870 Douglas, McDuffie, Rockdale, and Dodge Counties formed.
12 1875 Oconee County formed.
42 1905 Crisp, Grady, Jenkins, Tift, Davis, Stephens, Toombs, Turner, and Ben Hill Counties formed.
49 1912 Forsyth, Bleckley, and Wheeler Counties formed.
51 1914 Barrow, Candler, Bacon, and Evans Counties are formed.
54 1917 Atkinson and Treutlen Counties are formed.
57 1920 Seminole, Lanier, Brantley, Long, and Lamar Counties are formed.
61 1924 Peach County is formed.
2 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
6 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
14 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
16 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
26 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
32 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
34 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
37 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
37 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
38 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
39 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
40 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
41 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
43 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
43 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
43 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
49 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
50 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
51 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
60 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
60 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
61 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
63 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
64 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
65 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
19 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
22 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
45 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
49 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
50 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
54 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
56 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
2 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
5 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
12 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
13 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
46 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
47 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
64 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
46 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
51 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
54 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
56 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
57 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
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Born on February 12, 1870 and died on April 2, 1914
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