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Thessalonia Shaw and Talbert Walkup

Talbert White Walkup (Talbot) was born December 6, 1854 in Adair County, Kentucky and died July 1917 in Sedan, New Mexico, Union County.

His parents were Oliver Garnet Walkup and Martha Cravens Turner.

He married twice, Sarah Fine Shaw and second wife Thessalonia Annie Elizabeth Shaw. Sarah and Tessies parents were Dr. Robert L. Shaw and Lou J. or Lon J. ? according to the 1880 census. They also had another sister Louisa Macedonia Shaw married to Dr. Harlan Richards.

Talbert and Tessie were married at the home of Dr. Harlan Richards in Adair Co. Ky. on November 19, 1881. Certificate lists a John W. Shaw.

Children of Talbert White Walkup and Sarah Shaw were;

John Thomas Walkup b. Jan. 11, 1877 in Adair Co. K.y. he was a contractor in Lubbuck Tx. Married Betty Jo Feazel

Harriet Elizabeth Walkup Mathany born May 24, 1878 died early 1930's in Clovis N.M. had 4 daughters,

Joe Talbot born Feb. 6, 1880 died Oct. 13, 1886

Fred Estes born Oct. 16, 1882 died July 28, 1883

Children of Talbert White Walkup and Thessalonia Annie Elizabeth Shaw were;

Robert Oliver (Ollie) Walkup born June 9, 1884 in Sans Adair Co. Ky. He was a store manager in Amarillo Tx. and died 1936

Claude Edith Walkup born May 17, 1886 never married died in California.

Welby Lineous b. July 21, 1888 in Kentucky, Adair Co. Married April 13, 1915 in Redland N.M. Roosevelt Co. to Sarah Lillie Cordelia Fudge b. Oct. 07, 1897 in Missouri d. Dec. 11, 1963 in Portales, N.M. Tombstone reads Dellia Lillie, Porales, Cemetery.
Welby Died June 27, 1952 in Clovis N.M. Curry County Buried July 29, 1952 in North A Row 23 plot 19 Portlaes N.M. Cemetery funeral held at Wheeler Funeral Home

Grover Cleveland Walkup b. April 15, 1893 d. Jan. 1973 m. Sheila Roach.

Mary Belle born May 10, 1894 in Adair Co. Ky.

William Ruel Walkup b. April 14, 1898 in Sedan, N.M. married Lidia Price Cowen Sept. 22, 1917.

standing back row, L to R Thelma ( possibly Harriet) Welby, Ollie front row Talbert, Ruel on lap Mary Belle, Tessie with Grover on lap, standing very back row Claude

End Notes

Talbert W. Walkup appears with his parents Oliver G. & Martha C. Walkup on the 1860 Census in Columbia, Adair Co, KY and on 1870 Census in Harmony, Adair Co, KY.


Land Records of Adair Co. Ky. May 13, 1890 page 1

Land Records of Adair Co. Ky. May 13, 1890 page 2

Land Records of Adair Co. Ky. May 13, 1890 page 3

Talbert and Thessalonia appear on;

Oct. 1890 Land Records page 1
Oct. 1890 Land Records page 2

Land Records of Adair Co. Ky. January 4th 1892

1900 Census Records for Stoddard Co. Mo.

Beckham Co. Ok. Census 1910

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