Dr. William Finney Junkin (1831-1900)

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D7 Dr. William Finney Junkin, born May 1, 1831, died April 9, 1900, buried Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia; married October 31, 1855 Anna Aylett Anderson, born 1833, died 1911. Seven children.

William Finney Junkin was a Civil War veteran. He served the Confederacy in Company D, the 10th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, Rockbridge County, Virginia. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Home Guard.

The New York Times
April 10, 1900

The Rev. Dr. William F. Junkin

Falling Springs Church
Lexington, Virginia
The Rev. William F. Junkin, D.D., LL.D., died yesterday morning from pneumonia, at his home in Montclair, N. J. Dr. Junkin was born in Philadelphia in 1831. He was the youngest of a family of eight. His father was the Rev. George Junkin, a leader in the Presbyterian Church. Dr. Junkin was graduated from Washington College in 1851, and from the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Princeton in 1854. His first call was to the Falling Springs Church in Virginia, where he remained for thirteen years.

In 1861 he joined the Confederate Army as a volunteer, and served under Gen. Wise and Gen .Robert E. Lee. He subsequently became as officer, and afterward served as a Chaplain. He was a brother-in-law of "Stonewall" Jackson, and was present when the latter was shot. In 1868 Dr. Junkin took charge of the First Presbyterian Church in Danville, Ky. and in 1889 he came to Montclair.

He leaves a widow and two sons, and three daughters. Mrs. Junkin is the eldest daughter of Judge Anderson of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia. The elder son, Francis J. Junkin of Chicago, is general attorney for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company.

Children of William Finney Junkin and Anna Aylett Anderson:

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