Walker, Jonathan Wilson
The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Jonathan Wilson Walker, farmer and stock-dealer, Sec. 21; P. O. Mattoon; owns 400 acres; was born in Bedford Co., Tenn., July 26, 1828; lived with his parents on the farm until 27 years of age. Married April 3, 1857, to Mary Sell; she was born in Preble Co., Ohio, March 8, 1831, and has had six children, five of whom are living - Joseph W., James A., Emma O., Mary I. and Sarah E. Mr. Walker has been School Director ten years and School Trustee five years. His father is a native of North Carolina and his mother of Virginia; Mrs. Walker's father is a native of Pennsylvania, and her mother of Ohio.
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township