Person:Hessey Walker (1)

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Hessey Walker
b.Abt. 1866
 
  1. Renty WalkerAbt 1858 -
  2. Dianah WalkerAbt 1864 -
  3. Hessey WalkerAbt 1866 -
  4. Edward WalkerAbt 1871 -
  5. Julia WalkerAbt 1876 -
  6. Celia WalkerAbt 1878 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Hessey Walker
Gender Female
Birth[2] Abt. 1866

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Hessey Walker: Biographical Information

Hessey Walker was the daughter of Simon and Dolly Walker. Hessey was born about 1866. Her father Simon has connections to Drayton Hall Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina.

Hessey's father Simon opened a Freedmen's Bank account in Charleston, June 9, 1871. His application indicates that he was born and raised in St. Andrews Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina. He listed his residence as Drayton Hall Plantation, St. Andrews Parish.

In 1871 Simon was living with his second wife Dolly. With his first wife, whose name we do not know, he had children Renty and Dianah Walker. At the time of his Freedmen's Bank record he and his second wife Dolly had two children, Hessey and Edward.

Simon gave his brother's name as Joe and his sister's name as Nanny Smith.

The 1880 Federal Census lists Hessey, age 14, as the daughter of Simon and Dolly Walker. Hessey's household in 1880 was:

Name
Color
Gender
Age
Relationship
Birthplace
Walker,Simon
B
M
56
 
SC
Walker, Dolly
B
F
35
Wife
SC
Walker, Renty
B
M
22 Son
SC
Walker, Dianna B
F
16 Daughter
SC
Walker, Hess B
F
14 Daughter
SC
Walker, Edward
B
M
8 Son
SC
Walker, Julia B F 4 Julia SC
Waker, Celia B F 2 Daughter SC
Hutchinson, Dixon B M 15 Brother in Law SC

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About This Page

This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

References
  1. Freedmen's Bank Record 8063, Simon Walker, Charleston, SC, June 9, 1871.

    Registers of Depositors in Branches of the Freedmen's Savings and Trust Company
    Records of the Comptroller of the Currency (NARA RG 101)
    NARA Micropublication M816, Reel 23

  2. 1880 Federal Census, United States.

    Year: 1880; Census Place: Saint Andrews, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: T9_1223; Family History Film: 1255223; Page: 69.1000; Enumeration District: 81