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Rev. Perry G. Walker

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#RevPerryGWalker (1831-1914)

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#WestminsterMD

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Rev. Walker was born free in 1831 in #LibertytownMD. He worked as both a tanner and a farmer, which were likely trades he learned from his father.





In 1853, Walker married #MaryEllenSnowden, the daughter of #RevJohnBSnowden. After 50 years of marriage, Mrs. Walker died in 1903.


Rev. Walker was licensed to preach in 1859 and helped to organize the #WashingtonMethodistConference in 1864. He pastored numerous churches including 4 in #BaltimoreMD.


They are #AsburyMethodistEpiscopal, #SharpStreetMemorialUnitedMethodist, #MetropolitanUnitedMethodist, and #AmesMemorialUnitedMethodist.


He also served churches in #WestminsterMD, #WashingtonDC #AlexandriaVA, #LynchburgVA, and #WheelingWestVA


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