Surnames Covered are Walls, Yonker, Younker, Miller, Myers, Waugh, Zimmerman and many more.


Opal Clemitus Yonker Walls

Samuel and Opal Walls Head Stone

Samuel Walls

Samuel and Bonnie Walls

 

      


Hello and welcome to the Walls of West Virginia Genealogy Site
Includes Berkeley County, Jefferson County, and Morgan County WV
Washington County, Maryland, and Fulton County, PA

I am Thomas Walls, descendent of Lewis A Walls my great grand father, first of my ancestors to appear in Morgan County, WV
(Berkeley County, VA until June 1820, when Morgan County was split from Berkeley)

Surnames include Walls, Yonker, Dawson, Waugh, Zimmerman, and Miller

1: Lewis A Walls Through oral history, his middle name is said to be Alton, but have found no records to verify it.

Not much is known about Lewis Alton Walls. This researcher has only been able to find a few fragments of information on him. No records could be found of Lewis before 1860. The first record found of Lewis is the 1860 United States Federal Census of Morgan County, VA, District One and list him as 37 years old. Where Lewis was before 1860 is unknown at this time.

Father: Unknown at this time.
Mother: Unknown at this time

Birth: No official birth date or birth location has been found at this time but from the information gathered, he was born in 1823 in Virginia, USA.

The 1860 United States Federal Census of Morgan County, District One list Lewis as being born in 1823 in Virginia, USA.

The 1869 Morgan County, WV Register of Marriages states that age and parents of Lewis were not given, but does list him as being born in Virginia, USA.

The 1870 United States Federal Census of Morgan County, WV District Rock Gap list Lewis as being born in 1823 in Maryland, USA.

The 1880 United States Federal Census of Morgan County, WV District Rock Gap list Lewis as being born in 1824 in Virginia, USA.

Death: No death date has been found at this time. It is estimated he dies between 1894 and 1897. This is determined by his last son being born in 1894, and his wife Rosann Miller re-marrying in 1897 which she is listed as a widow.

Burial: Unknown at this time.

Marries: Rosann Rhoda Miller July 1st, 1869 in Morgan County, WV.

Rosann Rhoda Miller

Father: Elisha Miller
Mother: Mary Ann Stotler
Birth: May 3, 1848 in Morgan County, WV
Death: November 28, 1926 in Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, WV
Burial: Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, WV
Buried on Plot 39, Row C, Section One which is owned by Son n Law Isaac R Dawson




Children of Lewis A Walls and Rosanna Rhoda Miller:

2. Thomas Hunter Walls Birth : June 1870 in Morgan County, WV Death: Dec 26, 1914 Morgan County, WV
2. Emily Frances Walls Birth: 1872-1873 in Morgan County, WV Death: October 14, 1959 in Smithfield, Fayette County, PA
2. John William Walls Birth: August 24 1876 in Morgan County, WV Death: January 31, 1932
2. Mary Anna Walls Birth: 1879 in Morgan County, WV Death: October 10, 1940 in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV
2. Earl Lewis Walls Birth: April 04, 1883 in Morgan County, WV Death: Oct 27, 1951 Needmore, Fulton County, PA
2. Margaret E "Maggie" Walls Birth: February 24, 1887 in Morgan County, WV Death: October 10, 1940 in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV
2. Nettie W. Walls Birth: January 11, 1889 in Morgan County, WV Death: June 03 1970 in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV
2. Samuel Clinton Walls Birth: June 09, 1894 in Morgan County, WV Death: April 30, 1988 in Martinsburg, WV (My Grandfather)<-----