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Lyman Sumner WALKER

Lyman Sumner WALKER[1]

Male 1840 -

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  • Name Lyman Sumner WALKER 
    Born 9 May 1840  Barre, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Civil War
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    Military Civil War - 34th MA Inf, Co C: Corpl  [2
    Noteworthy Witnessed Lee’s surrender 
    Person ID I24452  main
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2010 

    Father Nathan Sumner WALKER,   b. 4 Jun 1814, Petersham, Worcester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1888  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Lydia Cushman BUMPAS,   b. 14 Apr 1818, Wareham, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Allen MERRIAM,   b. 22 Sep 1843, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lena Ada WALKER,   d. ?
    +2. Edward Joseph WALKER,   b. 23 Aug 1872
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F8247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Received his early education in the common schools. In after years he moved to Boylston, where he has since lived, owning his farm in the eastern part of the township and also considerable property in the center of the town.
      For three years during the civil war he served in Company C, Thirty-fourth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in the Army of West Virginia, under Sheridan, and was present at the surrender of Lee.
      Like his father he has been a member of the general court of Massachusetts and has also filled local offices, including those of assessor, overseer of the poor and road commissioner. He is a member of the Grange and belongs to E. D. Baker Post, No. 64, Grand Army of the Republic, of Clinton, Massachusetts. His political affiliations are with the Republicans, and he has acted as delegate to different conventions. For twenty-five years he served as deacon in the Congregational Church, served as superintendent of the Sunday school for eighteen years, and is treasurer of the parish, besides being appointed for a number of years on the parish committee.

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Orcutt_001 gedcom file, Robert Waddell.

    2. [S77] Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service, M544 roll 41.