Josephine Maria Roberts Walker

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Josephine M. Walker
Dec. 16, 1871
July 31, 1951
Full Name: Josephine Maria Roberts Walker
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:H  Number:4
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of George Tulley Walker 
Birth Date: December 16, 1871 
Died: July 31, 1951 
Burial Date: August 4, 1951 

WALKER, JOSEPHINE MARIA ROBERTS(1871^1951) Josephine Maria Roberts Walker was born Deceber 16, 1871 in Nacogdoches, Texas to John F. and (Josephine?) Walker. Her paternal grandfather was John S. Roberts, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. She married George Tully Walker and they had several children (the exact number is unknown). Mr. Walker died in 1925. Mrs. Walker lived in the Confederate Woman's Home from November 25, 1945 until January 26, 1946 when she moved to Mrs. A.M. Winchester's home, her daughter. Josephine Walker died July 31, 1951 at the age of 79 in the Austin State Hospital. Cause of death was listed as pulmonary tuberculosis. Her gravesite was reinterred from Confederate Field Section D, Row A, Plot 4 to Confederate Field, Section 2, Row H, Plot 4 during the Texas State Cemetery Restoration Project 1995-1997. BIBLIOGRAPHY: "Mrs. G.T. Walker Succumbs at 79", The Austin American, August 3, 1951; "Deaths and Funerals - Mrs. G.T. Walker", The Austin American, August 4, 1951; Confederate Woman's Home documents; Texas State Cemetery documents

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