1. EDMUND1 WALLS b ca 1790-1800 d bet 4 Feb 1848-
Mar 1848 District 6, Cannon Co., TN m Elizabeth _____ b ca 1800 NC d?.
1836-Cannon Co., TN Tax List Dist 6
Walls, Edmond School Lands 277A
1838-Cannon Co., TN Tax List Dist 6
Walls, Edmund 502A S. L. Value $900
1839-Cannon Co., TN Tax List Dist 6.
Walls, Edmund-210A Value $400 Tax $20 125A S. L. Value $380 Tax $19.
1840 Census Cannon Co., TN
p 124 Edmund Walls
1843-21 May-Edmund Walls to William Wilsher both Cannon Co. Land Dist 6 Begin
75A survey made to Edmond Walls dated 4 Mar 1835 & #3754. Borders Richard
Vinson, Pinkerton, Court 12 Dec 1843. Cannon Co., TN Deed BK D p 378.
1843-22 Aug-Edmond Walls to Thomas C. Wood small gray gilden 5 years old
Chestnut sorrell moare, Black hores 2 yrs old, 100 head hogs, 12 head sheep, two
cows, 1 ox cart, 25 Bee stands, Indebted to Thomas Wood $162.16. Edmond Walls
witn: Thos G Wood Thos B Brevard Cannon Co., TN Deed BK D p 316.
1848-4 Feb-Will of Edmund Walls; wife Elizabeth all my land during her life or
widowhood. I also give her one sorrell mare, one bay filly and all my stock of
cattle, hogs, sheep, bees, flowls, all my household & kitchen furniture, and
also my cart & oxen for the same term for her benefit and to raise my
children on, Be it known furthermore that at the Expiration of the widowhood of
my beloved wife Elizabeth Walls that it is my will & wish that all the above
mentioned land and property be equally divided between and among my four beloved
daughters Martha Walls, Nancy E. Walls, Lucy Ann Walls and Jane Walls, or be
sold and proceeds be equally divided between my daughters above mentioned with
the exception of Four dollars and fifty cts to Caroline Connelly the wife of
James Connelly and also of the proceeds of the above mentioned land and
property. It is my will & wish that my son Henry T. Wqalls have two dollars
and fifty cents and my son Daniel Walls have two dollars & 50 cts, and my
son Edmund J. Walls have two dollars and fifty cents. Signed Edmund Walls. Witn:
George T. Ford, Thomas "X" Barratt. Rezin Fowler Executor. Reg: 16 Mar
1848. Cannon Co., TN Will BK A 1836-1895 p 49.
1849-28 Apr-Eli Preston & Mary Preston 1849-30 Apr-Martha Walls to Wm
Preston both Cannon Cannon for $50. Title & interest in estate of Edmond
Walls decd who was my father. Martha "X" Walls witn. C. B. Davis &
Tho G. Wood. Cannon Co., TN Deed BK G p 68.
1849-30 Apr-James Connelly and Carollne Conly of Cannon to William Preston
interest in estate of Edmond Walls dec’d the father said Caroline Conly for
$50. James "X" Conley Caroline "X" Conley witn: John
F. Preston Eli "X" Preston.
1850 Census Cannon Co., TN District 6
134-134-Elizabeth Walls 50 F b NC
Edmund J 19 M Farmer b TN
Nancy B. 17 F b TN
Lucy Ann 15 F b TN
Myra Jane 13 F b TN
137-137-Daniel Walls 21 M Farmer b TN
Elizabeth A 21 F b TN
1860 Census Cannon Co., TN
732-Martha Couch 32 F Sewing $200 b TN
Henry 10 M b TN
Jas. 9 M b TN
Benj. 6 M b TN
Sarah 4 F b TN
Willis 2 M b TN
733-Elizabeth Walls 60 F $800 $800 b NC
Elizabeth 25 F Weaving b TN
Ann 23 F b TN
Jane 21 F b TN
Walls 9 F b TN
734-Daniel Walls 31 M Farming $500 b TN
Dovey 32 F b TN
1452-Sarah Walls 34 F Weaving $500 $250 b KY
11 F b TN
Martha 9 F b TN
James 7 M b TN
Sarah 6 F b TN
Mary 4 F b TN
1878-Nancy E. Parton and others vs Warren Cumins Admr and others. The bill of
complaint of Nancy E. Parton formerly Nancy E. Walls and daughter of Edmond
Walls, dec’d, Lucy Ann Walls vs Warren Cummins, admr. Etc Benjamin Fugitt, Sr,
E. T. Dillon and wife Sallie formerly Sallie Fugitt daughter of said Benjamin
Fugitt, Dovey Walls widow of Daniel Walls, dec’d who as a son of Edmond Walls,
dec’d, Mary Walls, Margaret Walls and Tilford Walls Children of said Daniel
Walls, dec’d the last named three are minors and have no regular guardian.
Sarah Walls, Sr., widow of Henry T. Walls, dec’d, Thos Hill and wife Rebecca
formerly Rebecca Walls Jane Walls James Walls and Sarah Walls, the last named
four are children and heirs at law of Henry T. Walls, dec’d, who was the son
of said Edmond Walls dec’d, and last two name children of said Henry D. Walls
are minors and have no regular guardian all citizens of Cannon County,
Tennessee, Edmond J. Walls a citizen of State of Illinois, John F. Preston Moses
Preston; Hugh L. Preston, Jane Preston W. H. Young and wife Nancy formerly Nancy
Preston, David Harris and wife Louisa formerly Louisa Preston, Joseph Baily and
wife Sarah A. formerly Sarah A. Preston citizens of Canon County, Tennessee, E.
C. Preston and N. B. Preston of Wilson County, Tennessee and wife Josephine
formerly Josephine Preston and Anthony Mulliken of Warren County, T. J. Preston
of Kentucky who are children and heirs at law of Wm Preston, decd. That they are
children and heirs at law and legatees of the last will and testament of Edmond
Walls, dec’d who departed this life some time in about the year 1847 in Cannon
County, Tennessee, and your complts Henry T. Walls (now dead) Daniel Walls (now
dead) Edmond J. Walls who resides in Ill, Mary Preston Caroline Conley and
Martha Couch his only children and heirs at law. Supreme Court Records, Box 320,
Millde Tennessee, 1878. "The Middle Tennessee Journal of Genealoggy &
History, Volume XI, Number 1, p 12.
Children of Edmund Walls and Elizabeth _____:
+ 2. i. HENRY M. T.2 WALLS b ca 1820 TN d bef 1860 Cannon Co.,
TN m 6 Apr 1848 Sarah Preston.
+ 3. ii. SARAH CAROLINE2 WALLS b ca 1822 TN d aft Cannon Co.,
TN m 6 Oct 1840Cannon Co., TN James G. Conley.
4. iii. MARY2 WALLS b ca 1825 TN m 14
Nov 1841 Cannon Co., TN Eli Preston.
+ 5. iv. MARTHA2 WALLS b ca 1827 TN m 15 June 1849 Cannon Co., TN Willis
+ 6. v. DANIEL2 WALLS b ca 1829 TN m 6 Dec 1849 Cannon Co., TN Elizabeth
Conley m2nd 12 Nov 1859 Cannon Co., TN Dovey Cinly.
7. vi. EDMOND J. 2 WALLS b ca 1831 TN moved to Illinois
8. vii. NANCY ELIZABETH2 WALLS b ca 1833 TN m 3 May 1864 Henry Parton
9. viii. LUCY ANN2 WALLS b ca 1835 Cannon Co., TN.
10. ix. MYRA JANE2 WALLS b ca 1837 Cannon Co., TN
2. HENRY M. T.2 WALLS, (Edmund1),
b ca 1820 TN d bef 1860 Cannon Co., TN m 6 Apr 1848 Sarah Preston b ca 1826
KY. Children of Henry M. T. Walls and Sarah Preston:
11. i.. REBECCA3 WALLS b ca 1849 Cannon Co., TN m Thomas Hill.
12. ii. MARTHA3 WALLS b ca 1851 Cannon Co., TN.
13. iii. JAMES3 WALLS b ca 1853 Cannon Co., TN.
14. iv. SARAH3 WALLS b ca 1854 Cannon Co., TN.
15. v. MARY3 WALLS b ca 1856 Cannon Co., TN.
3. SARAH CAROLINE2
WALLS, (Edmund1), b ca 1822 TN d aft Cannon Co., TN m
6 Oct 1840 Cannon Co., TN d bet 1870-80 Cannon Co., TN James G. Conley b ca 1823
TN d bet 1850-1860 Cannon Co., TN son of George W. Conley and Rebecca Young.
Children of Sarah Caroline Walls and James G. Conley. Children of James G.
Conley and Sarah Caroline Walls:
16. i. WILLIAM T.3 CONLEY b ca 1842 Cannon Co., TN m Louisa Steward.
17. ii. JOHN J.3 CONLEY b ca 1844 Cannon Co., TN m 21 Sep 1865 Cannon
Co., TN Mary Jane Youngblood b 1835 TN.
18.iii. FRANCES FOURRANAH3 CONLEY b ca 1845 Cannon Co., TN
19. iv. REBECCA E.3 CONLEY b can 1847 Cannon Co., TN.
20. v. MELISSA A.3 CONLEY b ca May 1850 Cannon Co., TN.
21. vi. MARY JANE3 CONLEY b ca 1851 Cannon Co., TN m ? Virgil M Cox.
22. vii. DOVEY3 CONLEY b ca 1853 Cannon Co., TN m ? _____ Haley.
See Conley section for further descendants.
5. MARTHA2 WALLS, (Edmund1),
b ca 1827 TN m 15 June 1849 Cannon Co., TN Willis F. Couch. Children of Martha
Walls and Willis F. Couch:
23. i. HENRY COUCH b ca 1850 Cannon Co., TN
24. ii. JAMES COUCH b ca 1851 Cannon Co., TN.
25. iii. BENJAMIN COUCH b ca 1854 Cannon Co., TN.
26. iv. SARAH COUCH b ca 1856 Cannon Co., TN.
27. v. WILLIS COUCH b ca 1858 Cannon Co., TN.
6. DANIEL2 WALLS, (Edmund1), b ca 1829 TN m 6 Dec 1849 Cannon
Co., TN Elizabeth Conley m2nd 12 Nov 1859 Cannon Co., TN Dovey Cinly. Children
of Daniel Walls and Dovey Cinly:
28. i. MARY WALLS.
29. ii. MARGARET WALLS.
30. iii. TILFORD WALLS.