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Walton County
Georgia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Walton County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Monroe Rest Haven Cemetery
  • Near Monroe Old Baptist Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Walton County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Milner Echols (1798-1847) — also known as Robert M. Echols — of Walton County, Ga. Born near Washington, Wilkes County, Ga., 1798. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1824-29; member of Georgia state senate, 1830-44; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Killed in action when he fell from his horse during battle, at National Bridge (Puente Nacional), near Veracruz, Veracruz, December 3, 1847 (age about 49 years). Original interment somewhere in Mexico; reinterment at in a private or family graveyard.
      Echols County, Ga. is named for him.


    Rest Haven Cemetery
    Monroe, Walton County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      George Moultrie Napier (1863-1932) — also known as George M. Napier — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Born in LaFayette, Walker County, Ga., March 28, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia state attorney general, 1921-32; died in office 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, of a heart attack, in Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga., May 4, 1932 (age 69 years, 37 days). Interment at Rest Haven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Campbell Napier and Julia Louise (Sharpe) Napier; married, December 16, 1905, to Frances Nunnally.
      Joseph Harben Felker (1860-1944) — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga. Born in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., February 7, 1860. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Walton County, 1896-99, 1929-31; member of Georgia state senate 27th District, 1911-12. Died in 1944 (age about 84 years). Interment at Rest Haven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Felker and Malinda (Harben) Felker; married, December 21, 1881, to Clara A. Knox.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Baptist Cemetery
    Near Monroe, Walton County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Clifford Mitchell Walker (1877-1954) — also known as Clifford M. Walker — of Monroe, Walton County, Ga.; Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., July 4, 1877. Democrat. Mayor, Monroe, Ga., 1902-04; board chairman, Bank of Monroe; Georgia state attorney general, 1915-20; Governor of Georgia, 1923-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Ku Klux Klan; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Monroe, Walton County, Ga., November 9, 1954 (age 77 years, 128 days). Interment at Old Baptist Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Billington Sanders Walker and Alice (Mitchell) Walker; married, April 29, 1902, to Rosa Mathewson.
      See also National Governors Association biography — NNDB dossier

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