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Will of Timothy Walker of Charlestown, Massachusetts August 8, 1836.
This will found in Clinton, NJ of Timothy Walker of Charlestown, Massachusetts (now a part of Boston), written and signed on August 8, 1836. The will also has a number of codicils attached in the months following. All told, the will is ten pages long in very good shape and quite legible. In the past it was folded in quarters, but now stands folded in half. Surprisingly, there is little wear along the folds.
Mr. Walker was obviously a wealthy man with much property, securities, and cash to bequeath to his progeny. Among other things, Timothy Walker was a successful businessman and served as a Director of the Bunker Hill Monument Association. Below is a list of people and organizations named in the will. Some of these folks, including Timothy Walker himself, are fairly well-known members of elite Boston society in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Named people and organizations
Samuel T. Armstrong
Arthur W. Austin
Eleazer (?) E. Bradshaw
Martha W. Bradshaw
Mr. Edes (?)
Frothingham (presumably Richard)
S. P. Fuller
John. F. Skinner
Dr. Charles Walker
Henry A. Walker
Rev. Dr. James Walker
Timothy Walker, Jr.
William J. Walker
Elizabeth A. M. Wheeler
Increase S. Wheeler
Andover and Wilmington Rail Road
Boston City Bank
Brick Church Society
Bunker Hill Bank
Commonwealth Insurance Company
Franklin Insurance Company
Globe Bank of Boston
Market Bank of Boston
Mercantile and Marine Insurance Company
Neptune Insurance Company
Theological School at Cambridge
Washington Hall Association
Western Rail Road
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