Walker, Amzi Alexander
The following data is extracted from Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township.
Amzi Alexander Walker, farmer, Sec. 14; P. O. Larna; owns 240 acres; he was born in Bedford Co., Tenn., May 2, 1830, and lived with his mother on the farm until 23 years of age. He married Elizabeth Johnston April 21, 1853, who was born in Coles Co., Ill., Sept. 29, 1823, and moved on to the farm where he now resides; they have had five children, three of whom are living, viz., Nancy M., William I. and Mail E.; deceased-I. C. and one infant. Mr. Walker was elected Justice of the Peace one term, when he resigned and was School Director six years. He has in his possession a letter written by his grandfather (Josiah Walker) to James Walker, bearing date 1802, and written in North Carolina.
Source: Biographical Sketches, Coles County, Illinois - Pleasant Grove Township