I have a Minerva Walker and William Sale living in Noxubee Co. MS in 1847 after the death of her father, James Walker.
Minerva is a daughter of James Walker and Salley Taylor Walker(1 of 15 children)
Volume 1Porter pg 25 From Marriage Death and Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers comp. By Pauline Jones Ganrud and the Rev Silas Emmett Lucas Jr @ 1981 Page 350 Huntsville Democrat, 17 Mar 1847 State of AL--Madison Co. Orphan's Ct. Mar Term , 1847. James Walker's Adm'r vs James Walkers Heirs – petition to sell land. Cynthia Thompson, wife of Henry Thompson, Violet Ann Sullivan wife of Seaborn Sullivan, Taylor walker, Jane Allen wife of Philip J. Allen, Martin walker, Wm. W. Walker, Porter Walker, Minerva Sales, wife of Wm. Sales, Sarah C. Walker , Elizabeth E. Sales wife of Robert Sales, Mary W. walker and John M. Walker heirs of said deceased are non-residents
Also: Filed in Madison Co. AL. To the Hon. Clement C. Clay, Judge of the Orphans' Court of Madison County in the State of Alabama (Filed 2-23-1847Pro. Rec.31 p. 68) MINERVA,wife of WILLIAM SALES and SARAH C. WALKER, of Noxubee County, in the state of Mississippi,