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Walton Family in Carmi, Illinois- Mysterious family

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Re: Walton Family in Carmi, Illinois- Mysterious family

Posted: 1485365902000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1485366585000
If a child is under age, whether there is a will or not, they have to go to probate or court and other proceedings to assign a guardian. This would be what should be in the White County, IL court records.

If a man left underage children, you should expect to find a guardian being appointed and the children being referred to as "orphans"

I ran across the second marriage record for James Enoch Walton to Mrs. Elizabeth (nee Tucker) Trusty. His parents are listed as Nimrod Walton and Susan S. Pears
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