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NB: Not all entries for "Walker" are recorded in the Index of this work. For example, pp 501-528 consists of a list of marriages that occurred in Botetourt county between 1769 and 1800. There are a number of Walker marriages in that data set, but they do not appear in the index. (See: Transcript:Walker Marriages in Botetourt County, 1769 to 1800)


Title:Source:Summers, 1903 History of Southwest Virginia and Washington County
pagePersonDatePlace Data
John Walker
60 John Walker Feb 1757 Prisoner taken at Fort Vause, citing Wm Preston diary in Draper MSC
239 John Walker 1776 Member of the Cherokee Expedition under Christian (Different from the John Walker on p. 240)
240 John Walker Member of the Cherokee Expedition under Christian (Different from the John Walker on p. 239)
553 John Walker Not Found
810 John Walker 31 March 1774 Washington 31 Acres Sinking Creek
839 John Walker Not Found
910 John Walker Not found
other Walkers (Numerous listings, not yet recorded or captured)
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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace DataNote
98John Walker13 nov 1770Botetourton Grand Jury
193John Walker13 July 1773BotetourtOn Jury
236John Walker8 Nov 1774BotetourtOn Jury
542John Walker15 May 1771BotetourtJohn Walker of Orange, NC, to his two brothers Samuel or Joseph Walker, or the survivor, power of attourney, Witnesses, Alexander Stuart and james FloydJohn Walker III of Wigton Walker Line
548John Walker11 Nov 1772BotetourtTo Andrew Armstrong, 350 acre, both sides Mud Leek (sic) Run on south side Roan OakJohn Walker III of Wigton Walker Line. These sales occurs shortly after the death of brother Alexander who is believed to have been living on the property.
548John Walker11 Nov 1772BotetourtTo Andrew Armstrong, 112 acre, West side of the Blue Ridge, both sides Mud Lick Run
552 John Walker Mar 14 1775 Botetourt William Patton and William Preston. Exonrs. of James Patton, to John Walker, 305 acres, Cavel Run, Br. James."Cavel Run" does not appear in GNIS as a listing.
585 John Walker 7 July 1771 Oral Will of Alexander Walker of Botetourt County given to John Maxwell 6 July 1771, sworn to by him on 7 July 1771, and probated August 13 1771; identifies brother John, and sister Martha Minerly; Leaves estate to brother John Walker; gives 5 pounds to his brothers oldest son who lives in north Carolina, 5 pounds to each of his brothers two daughtersThis could be Alexander brother of John Walker III of the Walkers Creek Branch of the Wigton Walker Line. Alexander may have been living on John Walkers Mud Lick property at the time of his death. However, John III had more than one son, and many more than two daughters.
999John WalkerAug 19 1778WashingtonOn the motion of John Walker adminstration is granted him on the estate of Samuel Walker, decesased, who made oath thereunto and entered into and acknowldged his bond with William Edmindson and Archelaus Woods in the penalty of six hundred pounds for the faithful administration of the said decedants estate.person:John Walker (149), serving as executor of his brothers estate
1004John Walker17 Nov 1778WashingtonThe last will of John Walker exhibited in court and proved by the oaths of Alexander Montgomery and William Cowan, wittnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Johnb Walker the Executor thereinn named who mad oath thereto and entered into and acknowledged his Bond in the sum of 500 pounds with Andrew Colvill and John Frazer his securities certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of administration in due form and with the said will annexed. person:John Walker (149) serving as executor of his fathers estate
1004John Walker17 Nov 1778WashingtonOn the motion of William Cowan administration is granted him on the estate of Samuel Cowan who made oath thereto and entered into and acknowledged his bond with Andrew Colvill and John Walker his securities in the sum of six hundred pounds fo the faithful administration of the said decedants estate.person:John Walker (149) aka John IV of the Wigton Walker line, acting as security for his brotherinlaw William Cowan
1008John Walker19 Nov 1778Washington John Crow vs John Walker and James Fullen, William Bates, Special bailThere were several John Walkers in Washingtono at this time. Might be able to tell which one by looking at where Fullen and Bates were living.
1009John Walker19 Nov 1778WashingtonJohn Crow vs John Walker N.G. issue, same vs Fullen, not guilty.
1033John Walker15 June 1779WashingtonJohn Walker 6 days attendance for Ickis vs Bates
1036John WalkerJohn Crow against John Walker...Court case. Defendant guilty of false clamour, assessed damages at 2 pounds 5 shillings plus costs
1047 John Walker 21 August 1779 Washington on jury
1054John Walker22 March 1780WashingtonOrdered that John Walker, Executor of Mical Oxer deceased be summoned to the next court to shew cause why he wont administer on the said decedants estate.
1109 John Walker 21 August 1782 Washingoton John Walker among those to appraise estate of James Kerr
1158 John Walker 20 Aug 1782 Washington On jury
1168 John Walker 16 Dec 1783 Washington On Jury
1179 John Walker 19 May 1784 Washington Christopher Acklin vs John Walker
1251 John WalkerJune 13 1782 Washington 195 acres Middle Fork Holston River,
1251 John WalkerAug 31 1781 Washington 400 ac Middle Fork Holston River, first settled 1775
1252John Walker8 Aug 1781 Washington County300 ac Sinking Creek near the Sink, first settled 1773person:John Walker (149) securing land settled by his father person:John Walker (81)
1254 John Walker18 Aug 1781 Washington 200 Ac Moccassin Creekperson:John Walker (149) securing land settled by him, near Huston's Fort (near modern Snowflake, VA
1271John Walker7 Feb 1792Washington Marriage of John Walker to Susannah Pritcher by Jacob Zink
1271John WalkerNDWashington CountyMarriage of John Walker to Elizabeth Bunde by Nicholas Regan
1297 John Walker May 21 1793 Washington John McHenry and Hannah his wife to John and William Walker 100 pounds 190 ac on the waters of the North Fork of the Holston River in Rich Valley
1343 John Walker Nov 17 1778 Washington Brief of Wills of Washington Co, John Walker 23 September ____; identifies children Ann, Bell, [sic---this should be granddaughter "Ann Bell"] John and Samuel. Executors John Walker and Samuel Walker; Witnesses Alexander Montgomery, William Cowan, ANdrew Cowan. Probated Nov 17 1778John Walker III. Note that the date is the probate date, not the date the will was written. Samuel Walker, identified as one of the estate executors, is believed to have been killed by Indians about 1776, implying that his father's will was written before that date.
1408 John Walker Botetourt rev. War Soldier from Botetourt CountyThis list contains persons who are said to have served, but does not necessarily reflect persons who can be documented as serving.

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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace Data
734 Adam Walker 7 Mar 1780 Montgomery Jacob Kettering appt Constable in place of Adam Walker
128 Alexander Walker 13 Aug 1771 Bot Non cupitative will of Alexander recorded
162 Alexander Walker 10 Nov 1772 Bot NF, but an entry for George Walker not included in the index is present on this page (que vide)
206 Alexander Walker 16 Sep 1773 Bot Jury
530 Alexander Walker 10 Feb 1769 Bot Deed, Alexander Walker of VA to Willima Crawford, lease of 154 Ac on Broad Creek a branch of the james, for 5 shillings
584 Alexander Walker 6 July 1771 Bot Non Cupitative Will, recorded 7 July 1771, leaves estate to brother John, with five pounds to his brothers eldest son who lives in Carolina, 5 pounds each to his two daughters, and five pounds to my sister Martha Minerly. Sworn to by John Maxwell, James Robinson, John Wallace, mary Ann Wallace, Jane Sprout, probated 143 Augst 1771
1343 Ann Walker 23 Sept ____ Washington Listed as a daughter of John Walker; This is a misread of the name "Ann Bell", a granddaughter of John.
8 Baylor Walker 9 March 1749/50 Between the Tye and Fluvanna Rivers; Journal of Dr. Thomas Walker, stayed at "Baylor Walkers Quarters". Note: The "Fluvannah is an older name for the western part of the James River. The Tye is a Tributary of the James, East of the Blue ridge. This places "Baylors Walker Quarter" in the Piedmont of Virginia.
1343 Bell Walker 23 Sept ____ Listed as a daughter of John Walker; This is a misread of the name "Ann Bell", a granddaughter of John.
937 Charles Walker 6 Aug 1799 Mont Charles Walker and John Peters, 370 acres for 37.1 pounds, from John Wm How
938 Charles Walker 1 Oct 1799 Charles Walker and John Peters, 250 acres on New River from Daniel Trigg surveyor, exec. of Wm Ingles
1306 Elizabeth Walker .
1328 Elizabeth Walker .
391 Ferrell Walker 13 April 1784 Bot Qualifies as Deputy Sheriff with Joseph Walker
917 Francis Walker .
1310 Francis Walker .
162, George Walker 10 Nov 1772 Bot George Walker for kee[p,g ___Christian and the bedding n an unlawful manner, she acknowldging herself to be anther mans wife
419, George Walker 13 Mar 1787 Bot .Recommended as Lieut. in Company commanded by Henry Walker.
471 George Walker Bot .
478 George Walker Bot .
357 Henry Walker Bot .
381 Henry Walker Bot .
385 Henry Walker Bot .
396 Henry Walker Bot .
422 Henry Walker Bot .
430 Henry Walker Bot .
445 Henry Walker Bot .
476 Henry Walker Bot .
479 Henry Walker Bot .

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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace Data
142 James Walker 13 Nov 1771 Bot Jury
236 James Walker Bot NF (probably ref to a John Walker that appears this page)
557 James Walker Bot 86 acres Forks of the James, to James Walker from Wm Preston Exor. John Buchanan
925 James Walker 2 Dec 1794Mont 130 Acres Peek Creek, from Andrew Stobaugh and Wife Hannah
933 James Walker 23 Oct 1795 Mont to Josiah Baker 130 Ac on Peek Creek br. New River, for 100 pounds
1328 James Walker
426 Joel Walker 15 Nov 1787 Bot Took oath of office as Deputy Sheriff
935 Joel Walker 19 Feb 1799 MontJoel and Sally his wife, sell to David Parkerson 100 ac W Fork Litrle R. fpr 5 pounds
942 Joel Walker 3 Oct 1800 Mont Joel and Sarah his wife sell to Wm Giffitsh 360 acres on Rentfro's Mill Creek, branch, wests Fk Little River.
1164 Joel Walker .
1169 Joel Walker .
75 Joseph Walker 10 April 1770 Bot at Millers Mill Proved a certificate ackowledging for 1452 pounds of winter rotted hem
92 Joseph Walker 9 Oct 1770 Bot to view way from James Simpsons to the mouth of the South River
112 Joseph Walker 9 April 1771 Bot Proved certf. for 2056 pounds of hemp
130 Joseph Walker 14 Aug 1771 Bot Jury
131 Joseph Walker Bot persons designated to view way from John Moore's House to Paaxton's Wagon ford by Arthur McClure and Joseph Walker
231 Joseph Walker Bot Ordered George Hewett and Elizabeth Ramen to serve Joseph Walker their master, to reimburse him 6 pounds 5 shllings expend. in getting them when run away 18 months and three quarters.
243 Joseph Walker, Jr 9 May 1775 Bot Grand Jury
252 Joseph Walker 9 APril 1776 Bot On e of three to appraise slaves and personal estate of james Trimble
263 Joseph Walker,Jr 13 May 1777 Bot Surveyor of road from road by John Paxtons from the fork next to NOrth River, to James Buchanan
326 Joseph Walker 10 Aug 1780 Bot Jury, with Samuel Walker
391 Joseph Walker 13 April 1784 Bot Qualifies as Deputy Sheriff with Ferrell Walker
399 Joseph Walker 9 March 1785 Bot John Preston order to examine Josphe Walker and John McClelon touching their capacity as Deputy Surveyors; Preston examines them and finds them qualified.
542 Joseph Walker 154 May 1771 Bot POA from John Walker of Orange NC, to his brothers Samuel and Joseph Walker "or the survivor"
556 Joseph Walker May 12 1777 Bot 400 Acres Forks of the James from James McCluoyd and jannett his wife
830 Judith Walker 2 Nov 1790 MOnt fined 5 pounds for adultry

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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace Data
1306Robert Walker .
935. Sally Walker June 8 1784 Bot
77 Samuel Walker 8 May 1770 Boteourt .Grand Jury member
109 Samuel Walker 13 march 1771 Botetourt proved a certificate for 800 weight f hemp and three quarters of which is ordered to be certified
110 Samuel Walker 13Mar 1771 Jury
129 Samuel Walker 14 Aug 1771 Bot To evaluate two surveys on Buffalo Creek with John Maxwell, and David Scott
130 Samuel Walker 14 Aug 1771 Bot Jury
136 Samuel Walker 10 Oct 1771 Bot Jury
214 Samuel Walker 8 Feb 1774 Bot Apt Deputy Sheriff
243 Samuel Walker 9 May 1775 Bot Not Found
276 Samuel Walker 13 Oct 1778 Bot Appt Deputy Surveyor, James Robinson security
324 Samuel Walker 13 July 1780 Bot Jury
326 Samuel Walker, Jr 10 Aug 1780 Bot Grand Jury
327 Samuel Walker 10 Aug 1780 Bot Jury
356 Samuel Walker, Jr. 13 Apr 1782 Bot Grand Jury
361 Samuel Walker 8 Aug 1782 Bot Id as County Surveyor
382. Samuel Walker, Jr. 11 Sept 1783 Bot Proved will of Jams Scott
391 Samuel Walker 13 April 1784 Bot Samuel Walker allowed 40 pounds 4 shllings, 2 pence
393 Samuel Walker 8 June 1784 Bot Samuel Walker and David May paid for running dividing line between Bot and Rockbridge County
542 Samuel Walker 15 May 177BotetourtJohn Walker of Orange, NC, to his two brothers Samuel or Joseph Walker, or the survivor, power of attourney, Witnesses, Alexander Stuart and james Floyd
569 Samuel Walker 20 March 1782 Bot Samuel Sr. Grantor, to John Luk grantee, 96 acres Walkers Springs Tract
999. Samuel Walker 19 Aug 1778 Wash On the motion of John Walker adminstration is granted him on the estate of Samuel Walker, decesased, who made oath thereunto and entered into and acknowldged his bond with William Edmindson and Archelaus Woods in the penalty of six hundred pounds for the faithful administration of the said decedants estate.
1041 Samuel Walker 17 Aug 1779 Wash Inventory and estate of Samuel Walker
1343 Samuel Walker 23 Sept ____ Wash with John Walker Identified as executor of will of John Walker, [NB:The year is not given in Summers, 1929. The sequence of records is not in strict date order. This item must have preceeded the death of Samuel Walker which occurred before Aug 1779]
1364 Samuel Walker 14 June 1794 Wythe Apt Overseer of Blue Stone Road From County Line to the Clinch
1366 Samuel Walker 12 Dec 1797 Wythe recommended as Justice of Peace
1368 Samuel Walker 11 Aug 1798 Wythe Appt Justice of Peace
929 Sarah Walker .
942 Sarah Walker .

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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace Data
167 Dr. Thomas Walker .
326 Dr. Thomas Walker .
543 Dr. Thomas Walker .
624 Dr. Thomas Walker .
625 Dr. Thomas Walker .
668 Dr. Thomas Walker .
669 Dr. Thomas Walker .
742 Dr. Thomas Walker .
760 Dr. Thomas Walker .
912 Dr. Thomas Walker .
914 Dr. Thomas Walker .
917 Dr. Thomas Walker .
961 Dr. Thomas Walker .
978 Dr. Thomas Walker .
760 Dr. Thomas Walker .
912 Dr. Thomas Walker .
914 Dr. Thomas Walker .
917 Dr. Thomas Walker .
961 Dr. Thomas Walker .
978 Dr. Thomas Walker .
986 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1000 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1061 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1122 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1127 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1176 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1183 Dr. Thomas Walker .
1277 Dr. Thomas Walker .

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Title:Source:Summers, 1929 Annals of Southwest Virginia
pagePersonDatePlace Data
109 William Walker13 March 1771 Botetourt Apt'd surveyor of road in room of Henry Paulin
133 William Walker8 Oct 1771 Botetourt on jury
137 William Walker 11 oct 1771 Botetourt on Jury
183 William Walker Not found
188 William Walker13 may 1773 Botetourt on Jury
198 William Walker11 Aug 1773 Botetourt on Jury
315 William Walker13 Apr 1760 (sic should be 1780) Botetourt John and James Smith orphans of James Smith deceased ...choose John Taylor and WIlliam Walker their guardians
385 William Walker 14 Nov 1783 Botetourt .Wm. Walker Jr appointed Ensign in Captaain Taylor's Company
401 William WalkerMay 10 1785 Botetourt Wm Walker and Hugh Caldwell apt'd surveyors of the road from the top of Craigs Creek Mt. to John Taylor's Mill
466 William Walker .
828 William Walker5 May 1790 Montgomery Apt'd constable in captain Pearis' company
875 William Walker July 2 1799 Montgomery Apt'd overseer of Road from Peter Dingus' to Black Lick
929 William Walker Sept 1 1796 Montgomery Wm. Walker and Sarah his wife, to George Hambleman, 60 pounds, 212 acres, S Fk Little River
1153 William Walker 17 June 1783 Washington William Walker vs Thomas Bates, In debt
1163 William Walker21 Aug 1783 Washington William Walker apt'd overseer of the Clinch Road at Jeremiah Harrisons up the valley and the Laurel Fork to the County Line
1190 William Walker18 Aug 1784 Washington William Walker vs Thomas Bates, In debt; defendant found guilty and assessed 20 pounds in old trade to be valued by two disintered persons, and if they cannot agree to choose a third, Costs 420 pounds of neat tobacco and fifteen shillings attourneys fee.
1192 William Walker18 Aug 1784 Washington On jury
1288 William WalkerNo Date Washington Record of Deeds No 1. p. 175, Wm Walker to James Craig, for a considerable sum of money, amount of land not specified
1297 William WalkerMay 21 1793 Washington John McHenry and Hannah his wife to Jon and William Walker 100pounds, 190 cres, on the waters of the North Fork of the Holston River in Rich Valley
1328 William Walker no date Given Washington p. 100, Jams Walker and William Gallaher heirs of William Walker, to james Craig and WIlliam Craig. Their interest in 186 acres of land on the Laurel Fork a north branch of the North Fork of the Holston River. Witnesses: D. campbell, James Fullen, William Gallaher, Elias Jones, Andrew Knott.



Kegley

Title:Source:Kegley and Kegley, 1980 (vol 1 Southwest Virginia)
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John Walker
37 John 94 ac Loyal Land Company
38 John Not found
47 John 1753 Augusta Qualified as Capt of Foot
54 John Augusta capt Preston began at once to enlist men for his comppany. Audley Paul and Dvid Robinson were his lieutenants, and George Elliot and John Walker Sergeants These latter men were the first to enlist. Their serive began on Jyly 16. By the middle of August 30 men were enrolled.
147 John On list of persons who took Oath of Allegiance before James cGavock September to December 1777.
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Title:Source:Kegley, 1982 (vol 2 Fincastle, Montgomery, and Wythe Counties)
John Walker
64 John Fin in assignment chain
65 John Fin in assignment chain
108 John Assignee of James Walker, 200 acres Plumb Creek , North fork Clinch, settled 1772
112 John  ???
131 John 6 jan 1795 Montg sur for Sally Walker, Dau of Charles and margaret, by John Walker, marriage to Nimrod Smith
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Title:Source:Kegley, 1995 (vol 3 Montgomery and Wythe Counties)
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649 John 1821 Mont Graham vs Graham, Deposition of John Walker, dated 1821, in Mecklenberg Co NC, Samuel and James Graham came to NC to visit their uncle Samuel Graham.
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Title:Source:Kegley, 1998 (vol 4 Evansham)
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Title:Source:Addington, 1932 History of Scott County
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Title: Robertson, 1998 Washington County Surveyor's Records on New River Notes
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373 Robert 1789 NF Holston, N. Walkers Mt, adj Mathias Anlis Robert Walker, assignee of John Thomas - 110 ac - treasury warrant dated February 21, 1783 #2387 - on the waters of the north fork of Holstein and on the north side of Walkers Mountain - beginning on a line of Mathias Anlis's land - February 26, 1789
Robert 1794 Page 413 - Jacob Shutters, assignee of Robert Walker - 150 ac - treasury warrant #2387 dated February 21, 1783 - on the top of both sides of Walkers Mountain - on the north side of said Mountain near the head of Robert Henderson's creek, a south branch of the north fork of Holstein River - November 26, 1794
Robert 1795 Page 467 - John Preston, Sr. - 5000 ac - exclude Jacob Shutters 150 ac, Robert Walker 110 ac, Henry Brock, 50 ac, Elijah Gillenwaters 100 ac, John Thomas 150 ac, John Fleenor 100 ac, William McMillion, 60 ac = treasury warrant #1296 dated May 28, 1795 - on Walkers Mountain and the south branches of the north forks of Holstein River also the waters of Beaver Creek, a north branch of Holstein River - near the head of Richard Moor's Mill dam - crossing Mill Creek corner to James Fulkersons land - in a valley - near the foot of Walkers Mountain - leaving Fulkersons line - lines of Nicholas Fleenor - corner to John Fleenor's land - corner to Henry Grimes - corner to Jacob Taylor's land - corner of Godlove Havemarter - by the head of a spring where Hovewaster now lives and a corner of John Davis' land - corner to Massey Ervins survey on the north side of Walkers Mountain in the Rich Valley - corner to Robert Smith - corner to Nathan Smith's survey - corner to Robert Henderson - corner to Gasper Fleenor's survey - corner to John Young - in a gap of Walkers Mountain - October 2, 1795
Title: Source:Waddell, 1902 Annals of Augusta County
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Title: Source:Bales and Laningham, 1977 Early Settlers Of Lee County And Adjacent Counties
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Title: Source:Bickley, 1852 History of the settlement and Indian wars of Tazewell County, Virginia
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Title:Source:Clark, 1999 Colonial Soldiers of the South
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Title: Source:Dodderidge, et al. 1912Notes on the settlement and Indian wars of the western parts of Virginia
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Title: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly
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