John Mears married Amanda Walden in Middlesex County, VA, prior to 1856 when the last surviving parent died.John was a Confederate Soldier and died about 1878 leaving his wife and four children, John, Grace, Sarah and another daughter.He is buried in Middlesex County.Amanda Walden is the sister of my ancestor, Joseph Henry Walden.I am looking for any information on John Mears (spelled that way), his parents or children.I have some additional information on the children but not much more.I also have a copy of his Will probated in Middlesex County, VA.
Amanda is the daughter of John Walden and Maria/Mariah Kidd, also of Middlesex County.She had siblings named Enos Walden who married 1. Elizabeth Newcombe; 2. Louisa Mercer, Joseph Henry Walden who married Oteria Dugar of King William County (my line), Mary Walden who married 1. Thomas Trader (died in the Civil War) and 2. Joel Revere, and Louisa Walden who married John Mercer.