Hello, there are over 30 trees containing Col John Walker 1728-1796. There are children mentioned as his that I believe are not and I cannot verify them. The ones I cannot verify are:
Edward or Edward B. or Edward B. Markham Sr. or Edward Walker 1756-1838 nine trees,
Rachel 1751-1818 five trees,
John 1755-1803 eight trees,
Jesse 1755-1795 nine trees,
James 1756-1841 one tree,
Capt George 1750-1833 two trees,
Walter no dates two trees and
William 1758-1848 three trees.
I cannot prove or disprove that the above children were from Col John Walker. If you can prove the linkage, by all means let me know about it. I do know that based on the 1952 Walker genealogy in my posession they were not listed as his.
The eight Col John Walker children identified in that document are:
Felix 1753-1796 Va.,
John 1755-1803 Va.,
James Reuben 1757-1833 N.C.,
William Daniel 1760-1841 N.C.,
Thomas 1762-1810 N.C.,
Joseph 1765-? N.C.,
George 1768-1819 N.C., and
Jacob 1771-1842 N.C..
My mother was a Walker. Her sister and I were talking one day and she mentioned that she had a genealogy from around 1952 that her mother gave her. It was researched and put together by her cousins. The following is from that document:
John Walker, was born in 1728. Settled on the South Fork of the Potomac river, Hampshire County West Virginia. He married Elizabeth Watson in 1751. Their children that were born in Virginia were Felix born in 1753 and John born in 1755. Sometime between 1755 and 1757, They moved to North Carolina, and located on Lee Creek, Lincoln County, about ten miles east of Lincolnton. Their children that were born in North Carolina were: James Reuben 1757; William 1760; Thomas 1762; Joseph 1765; George 1768, and Jacob 1771. In 1763 he moved to Crowders Creek, About four miles from Kings Mountain. In 1768 they moved to the mouth of Green river, Rutherford County, where he died in his sixty-eighth year, Jan. 25, 1798. A few years later his faithful wife was laid beside him. The two solitary graves may be seen today on a gentle knoll, at a spot about three hundred yards west of the point where Green and Broad rivers unite, in Polk county. Two crude stones mark the last resting place of this devoted couple.