343 East White Street
Rock Hill City Directories: 1908/1913 Duncan Albert, Mattie W. Duncan [eng. Southern Railway], 1922/1938 Dr. D.E. Walker, Elianore Walker, 1946 – Fred L. Allen, Sadie H, F. L. Allen Liquor Store, 1959- Julius F Boggs, Julia H., (Carpenter, Daniels Construction), Thomas L Boggs, 1963- Fred L. Allen, Sadie H. [Allen Tourist Home], William T. Collins,[Collins Business Service],1968- Fred L. Allen, Sadie H. [Allen Tourist Home],1975-Fred Allen, Sadie H. Allen [Retired],
Dr. D. E. Walker was born 8 Feb 1859 in Chester Co., SC and lost his father, Alexander Franklin Walker, in 1864 due to illness while home on leave from The War. A. F. Walker was married to Martha Mary Lyle, a daughter of David Lyle who came over from Ireland. The Edgmoor Hicklins are kin thru this line. A. F. Walker, is buried in the Old Stone Cemetery near Landsford Canal and was the first of my Walker’s to move from Chester Co./Fort Lawn area closer to the York County border in Edgemoor and started going to Neely’s Creek ARP before his brother, Andrew Jackson Walker, my great great grandfather returned home from The War and sold his property in Fort Lawn and moved and bought some Wherry Land and The Wherry Home in the Neely’s Creek/Lesslie area and his son, William Edgar Walker, my great grandfather married into the Wherry Family as well. David Ernest Walker, M.D. lost his father at the age of 4 and was raised by his mother and her/his Lyle and Hicklin kin. A cousin, Walker Gill Wylie also assisted with his education and Medical Training and that is why he ended up in New York at Bellview Hospital with Dr. Wylie and his partner Dr. John Buchanan Duke. Dr. Walker returned to Rock Hill to practice medicine after a successful career in New York and had an office in downtown Rock Hill, when he lived at 343 East White Street. My great Uncle Marshall Walker remembered him and going to his office, etc. His wife was Ellinor Price Taylor from England and was an Artist, but had to placed in a Mental Institution in Columbia later in life. D. E. Walker moved in with his sister and her Hicklin Family back in Edgemoor later in life and died 21Aug 1946 and is buried the Edgemoor ARP Cemetery. [Contributed by Dr. Robert Walker of Rock Hill, SC - 2012]
The Herald reported on April 1, 1925 that Dr. D.E. Walker received a permit to conduct repairs on his dwelling at a cost of $650.