List of Records for Samuel Walker in Chalkley's Chronicles

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Known Samuel Walker's

PersonDOBDODDOMSpouseFatherMotherLineageYDNA
Person:Samuel Walker (56)bef 1713Rachel HammondHugh WalkerMargaret Hollingsworth
Person:Samuel Walker (41)c17141793Jane Patterson??Natural BridgeYes
Person:Samuel Walker (55)c17141798Eleanor??Walkers CreekYes
Person:Samuel Walker (68)SamuelEleanorWalkers Creek
Person:Samuel Walker (49)1744 c1776 - John IIISusannah HoustonWalkers CreekYes
Person:Samuel Walker (42)1761 1830 JohnJane PattersonNatrual Creek
Person:Samuel Walker (39)c1770 1792Rebecca Davidson John Walker IV Long Walkers CreekYes
Person:Samuel Walker (43)1787 John WalkerMargaret PaulNatural Birdge
Person:Samuel Walker (47)17661790Jane SimpsonJoseph WalkerNancy McClung
Person:Samuel Walker (48)1807 DavidJane HolmesWalkers Creek
Person:Samuel Walker (59)c1814 Natural BridgeYes
Person:Samuel Walker (54)C1820 Walkers Creek

1738-1757

WalkerSamuel2268[1737] Page 122--Mary Greenlee deposes, 10th November, 1806, she and her husband settled in Borden's Grant in 1737. Her son John was born 4th October, 1738. She, her husband, her father (Emphraim McDowell, thenvery aged), and her brother, John McDowell, were on their way to Beverley Manor; camped on Linvel's Creek (the spring before her brother James had raised a crop on South River in Beverley Manor, above Turk's, near Wood Gap); there Benj. Borden came to their camp and they conducted him to his grant which he had never seen, for which Borden proposed giving 1,000 acres. They went on to the house of John Lewis, near Staunton, who was a relative of Ephraim McDowell. Relates the Milhollin story. They were the first party of white settlers in Borden's Grant. In two years there were more than 100 settlers. Borden resided with a Mrs. Hunter, whose daughter afterwards married one Guin, to whom he gave the land whereon they lived. Her brother John was killed about Christmas before her son Samuel (first of the name) was born (he was born April, 1743). Benj. Borden, Jr., came into the grant in bad plight and seemed to be not much respected by John McDowell's wife, whom Benj. afterwards married. Jno. Hart had removed to Beverley Manor some time before

deponent moved to Borden's. Joseph Borden had lived with his brother Benj.; went to school, had the smallpox about time of Benj's. death. When he was about 18 or 19 he left the grant, very much disliked, and dissatisfied with the treatment of his brother's wife. Beaty was the first surveyor she knew in Borden's grant. Borden had been in Williamsburg, and there in a frolic Gov. Gooch's son-in-law, Needier, has given him his interest in the grant. Borden's executor, Hardin, offered to her brother James all the unsold land for a bottle of wine to anyone who would pay the quitrents, but James refused it because he feared it would run him into jail. This was shortly after Margaret Borden married Jno. Bowyer. John Moore settled in the grant at an early day, where Charles Campbell now lives. Andrew Moore settled where his grandson William now lives.

These were also early settlers, viz: Wm. McCandless, Wm. Sawyers, Rob. Campbell, Saml. Wood, John Mathews, Richd. Woods, John Hays and his son Charles Hays, Saml. Walker, John McCraskey.

Alexr. Miller was the first blacksmith in the settlement. One Thomas Taylor married Elizabeth Paxton. Taylor was killed by the falling of a tree shortly after the marriage. Miller removed and his land has been in possession of Telford. Deponent's daughter Mary was born May, 1745. McMullen was also an early settler; he was a school teacher and had a daughter married. John Hays's was the first mill in the grant. Quit rents were not exacted for 2 years at the instance of Anderson, a preacher.
Note that Greenlee identifies only one Samuel Walker in area. Settlement in the area at the earliest time, to which she is referring, did not include the FOrks of the James. So this Samuel is presumably the Samuel who settled on Back Creek near Walkers Creek.
WalkerSamuel2372 1) (27) May 11th, 1738, survey for Ja(mes) Givins, beginning at (John, see 29). Young, beginning at Tumble's Cor., Back Kreek. Sam. Walker's

Cor., McAnaar's line.

2) (29) Survey for Saml. Walker, beginning at Jno. Young's Cor. ( ) on an island on Back Kreek.
Back Creek is in the northern portion of Borden's Grant, near Walkers Creek.
WalkerSamuel23751) (71) 9 ber ye 15, 1738, survey for Saml. Walker, beginning at Alex. Walker's ( ) and two White Oaks, &c.
2)(72) ( ) ye 15, 1738, survey for James McCutchan, beginning at Saml. Walker's corner to a White and Red Oak in ye Back Creek in Geo. Hutchison's line.
Back Creek is in the northern portion of Borden's Grant, near Walkers Creek.
WalkerSamuel2508[1742] Capt. John Buchanan's List: John Buchanan, Captain; Will Evins,

Lieutenant; Josef Catton, Ensign; John Mitchell, Sergeant; Joseph Kanada, James Cooke, Charles Donocho, Solo Moffett, Jas. Sunderlin, Will Sayers, John Dyche, Rob. Catton, Charles Gamble, Sam Walker, Alex. Walker, John Walker, Joseph Walker, Cha. Hays, And. Martin, John Edmoston, Jas. Robinson, Ths. Duchart, Will Quinn, Thomas Williams, Jab Anderson, Joh Anderson, James Anderson, Isaac Anderson, And. Hays, John McCroserce, Will Buchanan, Rich. Courser, Sam Dunlap, Will Lonchrage, Rob. Dunlap, Jams Ecken, Will McCantes, John Moor, Will Moor, David Moor, Alex. Moor, And. Moor, Will Mitchel, Nathn. Evins, John Stephenson, James Eken, Jas. Greenlee, John Paul, Mat. Lyle, Joh. Gray, Ths. McSpedan, Joh. Mathews, Will Armstrong, Rob. Huddon, Will Hall, Sam. Gray, Isaac Taylor, Michael O'Docherty, Sam McClewer, Edw. Boyle, Will

Humphrey, Nathn. McClewer, John Philip Weaver.
most of the settlers shown in this list are from northern Bordens' Grant
WalkerSamuel3280 Page 505.--27th February, 1749. Deed for the Glebe. Robert Campbell, Gent., to James Lockhart and John Madison, Church Wardens, and the other vestrymen, viz: James Patton, John Buchanan, Patrick Hays, John Christian, John Buchanan, Robert Alexander, Thomas Gordon, John Archer, John Mathews, John Smith, 200 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner James Clarke. 350 acres conveyed to Robert by Beverley, 24th July, 1740. Teste: Patrick Cook, John Risk, Matthew Wilson, Nathan Patterson, Samuel Walker.Most of the settlers shown in this list are from northern Bordens' Grant or Beverley's Manor
WalkerSamuel1434Inquisition, 19th May, 1750, at the house of James Greenlee, on James River, before John Mathews, on body of Edward Hogan, late of this County. Found that he was drowned accidentally by the oversetting of a cannow as he was crossing over James River, near the house of James Greenlee, on 13th May, 1750. James Mountgomery, Michael Dougherty, John Hitchins, John Ramsey, Josiah F. Hendon, John Vance, John Poage, Samuel Walker,Joseph Walker, John Mathews, Jr., Joshua Mathews, Mathew Vance.Greenlee's home was in the Forks of James, Natural Bridge area, suggesting Natural Bridge line
WalkerSamuel330128th November, 1751....Page 150.--Same date. Same to Mary Douchort, 170 acres by patent as above. Mill Creek in Forks of James. Corner Samuel Walker.
WalkerSamuel3306 Page 483.--17th August, 1752. Mary Doughart to John Mackee, 170 acres on head branch of Mill Creek in Forkes of James; corner Samuel Walker. Teste: Jacob Gray. Forks of James, Natural Bridge area, suggesting Natural Bridge line
WalkerSamuel325 Page 422.--8th February, 1752. Valuation of Robert Rennix' improvements on plantation, formerly called John Harrison's place, by John Maxwell, Samuel Walker, John Smith
WalkerSamuel332 Page 13.--5th June. 1753. Philip Chittam's will--Sons, John and William. To son John, a horse bought of Sampson Mathews for to schooling. To daughter Eleanor. Wife. Teste: John Smith. George Wilson, Samuel Walker. Proved, 20th March, 1754, by all witnesses, and widow Mary qualifies administratrix, with sureties Jno. Smith, Robert Rennix.
WalkerSamuel161NOVEMBER 23, 1753,Page (75) John Mathews to be overseer of road from North Fork of James River, near John Mathew's, to Renix's Road, with these workers: Henry Brown, John Smiley, James Trimble, John Berriford, James Edmondson, Wm. Edmondson, Michael Finney, Wm. Holdman, Stephen Arnold, Hugh Means, John Harger, Wm. Scot, Edward Bishop, Alexr. McCorkall, Pat. McCorkall, Henry Fuller, Joseph Pain, Edwd. Baley, James Baley, John Peter Salling, Jas. Simpson, James Wolson, Alexr. Beggs, John Mathews, Joshua Mathews, John Maxwell, Jas. Frazier, John Hutcheson, Senr., John Hutcheson, Jr., George Sailing, Richd. Beton, Wm. Boil, John Sprowl, John Smith, Saml. McClure, John Smiley, John McCuley, Richd. Mathews, Sampson Mathews, Daniel Sancion, Saml. Paxton, Wm. Paxton, John Oleston, Samuel Oleston, Saml. Walker.Renicks Road was in Beverley's Manor, suggesting Walkers Creek line.
WalkerSamuel3317Page 460.--18th August, 1753. James Patton to Morris O'Freel, 400 acres by patent 3d November, 1750, in Forks of James, Samuel Walker's land. Road.[sic]
WalkerSamuel3318Page 490.--John Doughert (signed Jocort) to Alex. Walker, 1753, 94 acres. From Patton, 1751, Craig's Creek at Indian Camp. Teste: John Smith, Adam Lewnis, Richard Borton, Jno. Sproul, Ro. Rennix, Samuel Walker.
WalkerSamuel3328Page 389.--22d August, 1754. Robert Poage and Elizabeth to John Allison, £50. 195 acres on Mill Creek of James River joining Samuel Walker and John Poage; corner Samuel Walker; corner John Poage; Elizabeth Page.
WalkerSamuel336Page 69.--8th May, 1754. Philip Chittam's inventory, by John Maxwell, Saml. Walker, Michael Dougherty. Note--(Spinning wheel in nearly all inventories).
WalkerSamuel337Page 88.--21st February, 1755. John Sprout's will (is this Sproul?)--Executors, wife and daughter Mary; sons, John and Jace, infants. Mary and Martha and Sarah to have what is their own. Additional executor, Robert Renick. Teste: Jas. Morson (Morrison), Saml. Walker, Mathew Vance. Proved, 19th March, 1755, by Walker. Jane and Mary Sprout qualify with sureties Saml. and Joseph Walker.By 1755 Rennick had moved to the FOrks of the James, suggesting this is Natural Bridge line
WalkerSamuel2269[1756] Page 145--Wm. Patton, aged 64, deposes, in Rockbridge, 7th November, 1806, he has lived in Rockbridge 56 years since last May. After the Revolution there was a rapid increase of immigration from the North. James Wardlaw and deponent's father were intimate. James had a son Hugh and a son Robert. There were Indian troubles for about 10 years. Fifty years ago there was a fort at McClung; the last incursion was 43 years ago, when 16 or 17 people were killed. Deponent helped bury them and they were attacked at the burial. These were very early settlers, viz: James,Alexr. [and] Saml. Walker, James Moore, Saml. Coalter, Jno. Wallace, Archd. Rhea, James Rutherford, James Buchanan, Andrew and Charles Hays. Deponent was born September, 1742. McDowell was killed Christmas or New Year's, after his birth.


1758-1779

WalkerSamuel3365Page 41.--10th November, 1760. Borden's executors to James Robinson, £5, 416 acres, part of 92100, on Hays Creek; cor. Samuel Walker;

cor. Joseph Culton. Delivered: James Wallace, 1767.

???????? 2) Page 54.--19th November, 1760. Same to James Gilmore, £100, 190 acres in Forks of James on Cedar Creek ; cor. Rob. Poage's land, Thomas Hatton's line, John Darrick's line; cor. Samuel Walker and John Allison. Delivered: James Gilmore, November Court, 1766.

WalkerSamuel3447Page 138.--9th September, 1766. John Moffete, Robert Moffette and Jean to John Buchanan, gent., £40, 170 acres, part of 340 acres made over to John and Robert by Samuel McDowell, 18th August, 1764; corner Robert Moffette in Samuel Walker's line, corner Robert Moffette in James McGavock's line. Teste: John Maxwell, John Taylor, Alex. Walker.
WalkerSamuel3484Page 364.--14th February, 1769. William McIlhenny to Alexander Stuart, £155, 197 acres purchased by Henry Bowen from Lilly Bowen, his mother, 6th September, 1765, and conveyed by Henry Bowen and Ann to William McIlhenny, 2d October, 1765. on James River; corner tract belonging to John Bowen, deceased, of which this 197 acres is a part. Teste: Samuel Walker, James McGavock, James McElhiney. Samuel McDowell.
WalkerSamuel2149MAY 21, 1768 (175) Constable: William Hall, vice Samuel Walker.
WalkerSamuel286 [1771].

Samuel Walker deposes 30th May, 1805:In 1771 he came to the head of Clinch and met Valentine, who said he was coming to it or this country to see after "some Harres that run Hear."The following fall, deponent came again with Robert Moffitt. Shortly afterwards two men came out, viz: John Stutler and Uriah Stone, and the spring following, said Moffett moved his family out. Oliver Wynne deposes, son of William.

WalkerSamuel21031771 Poage's Heirs vs. Taylor & Ingles--O. S. 86; N. S. 29--Saml. Walker deposes that in 1771 he came to App's Valley and found a settlement belonging to Isaac Blangy, or Ballingy, and in the fall of that year he showed Robert Poage some land, where he settled. The Indians came: and he had to move his family to Col. Cloyd's. John Peevy (blacksmith) deposesthat in 1772 he came with Jacob Harman, Samuel Walker, James Moreand others to App's Valley and saw a cabin belonging to Luna (Looney),also Blangy's cabin. The next fall he came again with Robert Poageand others. Thomas Ingles lived in the Valley and left only because, afterthe battle at the Point, the people were afraid the Indians would revenge Cornstalk's death. Thomas had been a prisoner among the Indians. Thomas did not settle under Blangy, but under his father William's military claim. John Taylor purchased the land when Ingles moved off. From 1774 to 1781 there was great danger from Indians, especially in Abb's Valley. There were many people killed, but none in Abb's Valley. James Moore and John Davidson resided in Abb's Valley from 1773 to 1782. Moore was killed with part of his family by the Indians, in 1786. Danl. Harman deposes, 1806 that he has known the Abb's Valley by that name 46 years. George Peery, brother of Thomas, deposes 1806. Cap. Moore and Robert Poage were brothers-in-law. Moore's wife was Poage. Cap. Moore was killed by Indians in July, 1786. When Robert Poage left this country he went to Georgia. Joseph Allen swears, 1806, that William Mitchel of Kentucky is a material witness. Mitchel said he went with Poage to Abb's Valley in 1772. There was then a cabin called Blangy's or Ballanger's.[Testimony given about 1800]
WalkerSamuel2120-121[1772] Maxwell vs. Pickens, &c.--O. S. 129; N. S. 45--Bill, 1807. Oratoris James Maxwell of Tazewell County. In 1772 orator went from Botetourt, where he lived, to present Tazewell County to make a settlement. It was then a wilderness. He was in company with Samuel Walker. Found a tract with some improvements, viz: The foundation of a cabin, some rails split and some trees deadened. That night they fell in with a party of hunters, among them Uriah Stone, who claimed to have made the improvement, and orator purchased it, and the same year moved his family there and lived until 1784. In that time two of his daughters were killed by the Indians. William Ingles set up claim to the land and devised it to his daughter Rhoda, who married Bird Smith. Thomas Peery deposes in Tazewell County in 1809, that in 1772, when deponent went to that country, James Maxwell had made improvements on the lands and had corngrowing in May. In 1781 or '82 Indians murdered two of Maxwell'sdaughters and Maxwell removed his family. James Peery deposes thathe went to Tazewell with Major Maxwell. John Peery deposes that John Tollett moved from Georgia to New River. Thomas Witten deposes that he was on the land in 1771. Samuel Walker is about to remove out of the country and William Wynne is aged and infirm in 1807. Mathias Harmandeposes, 1809 that when he first came to this country the land indispute was called Ingles's Crabb orchard and there was an oldimprovement on it. This was in 1760. Henry Marrs deposes that he first knew Maxwell on the land in 1773 or 1774. About three weeks after murder of Maxwell's daughters, two of Robert Moffitt's sons were taken prisoners by Indians, and about a week after that the family of Capt. Thomas Inglis was taken out of Burk's Garden by Indians and depredations were committed until 1793. Daniel Harman, Sr., deposes 22d June, 1809, that about 49 years ago he was on ahunting expedition and camped on the land in dispute and tookshelter in a small cabin built there, said to be Inglis's. Col. Inglis did not himself make the settlement, but it was made by his uncle, John Inglis. Joseph Hix deposes as above, that 44 years ago Col. Wm. Inglis told him that the land was his and he claimed it under his uncle, John Ingles. Lawrence Murry deposes as above, that 33 years ago he was in Wright's Valley at Uriah Stone's cabin. William Cecil deposes as above, that in or about 1771 he, in company with his brother and father, was on the disputed land. Deed dated 24th September, 1805, by John Tollett and Margaret of Tazewell County to Thomas Pickens: 200 acres by survey in 1753 part of Loyal Company's grant. Recorded in Tazewell, 24th September,1805.
WalkerSamuel2500[1775] Jacob Persinger's Declaration, April 15th, 1833: Age 84; enlisted in 1775 under Capt. Mathew Arbuckle, First Lieut. Andrew Wallace, Second Lieut.

_____ Wood, Third Lieut. John Galloway, Ensign Samuel Walker Regiment of Major Nevice served one year at Point Pleasant; was a citizen of Botetourt (now Alleghany).

1780-1810

WalkerSamuel[[Pereson:Samuel Walker (41) 21811789 Wilson's administrator vs. Thompson's administrator--O. S. 226; N. S.80--George Wilson filed bill in Botetourt, saying: In 1754 a certain Patton (now deceased) came to house of orator and told him that Patton's wife in her last illness had requested him to make provision for orator and hiswife, who was Mrs. Patton's niece, and promised to give orator a tract of land on New River. Orator sold his Augusta land and assigned the bonds to Patton to purchase a negro. Before Patton complied with his promises he was killed by Indians. Patton's executors, Buchanan and Thompson,have refused to carry out the promises. Orator sold his Augusta land to Benj. Watson, whose wife afterwards became Mrs. Breckinridge. Saml. Walker, Sr., deposes 6th August, 1789, that in May, 1789, Col. James Patton, James Davis and George Wilson came to deponent's house. George made several moves but finally settled on south side James River, where he remained until 1786, when he moved to Kentucky. William Rennick, son of Robert Rennick of Greenbrier, came of age in 1770. Copy of James Patton's will.Samuel of Natural Bridge


WalkerSamuel 2207[1788] Stanley vs. Clear--O. S. 273; N. S. 96--Bill, 10th August, 1809, by Zachariah Stanley, Robert Anderson and Henry Baker. On 6th October, 1788, Zachariah made an entry for 1,000 acres in Botetourt survey, was completed 21st September, 1798, and on 23d September, 1799, patent issuedto Zackariah and Robert. Henry bought 170 acres from Zackariah and Robert. Thomas Clear, heir-at-law of George Clear, set up claim to 380 acres by survey 8th September, 1796, by entry in name of Augustine Harksworth, assignee of Samuel Walker. A certain _____ Depew also set up a claim. Thomas Clear was brother of George. Answer by George Clear, 1814, that his father, about 21 or 22 years ago, died, intestate, having purchased Harkworth's right to 380 acres, but patent issued in name of Thomas, eldest son of George. Daniel Clear was youngest son of George.Deed, 2d July, 1804, by Robert Anderson and Elizabeth of Botetourt toHenry Baker, 173 acres, part of 1,000 acres patented to Anderson Stanley 3d September, 1799, on Glade Creek of Roanoke. Recorded in Botetourt, September, 1805.


WalkerSamuel 2458Page 450.--1767-68: Processioned by Wm. McElhenny and Paul Whitley: For Samuel Walker, John Maxfield, Wm. McClenachan, David Cloid, Edley Paul, James Cloid, William Hall, Christian Vingard, John Bouers, John Logan, Benj. Estill, Wm. McElhenny, Henry Bouns (Bonns), Henry Cartmel, Samuel Gibson, James Bates, Paul Whitley, Jonathan Whitley, Wm. Logan.
WalkerSamuel[[Pereson:Samuel Walker (41) 3188[c1790] Page 239.--List of debts by bonds, bills, notes, and acceptances due to above estate--By Francis Allison and son, Andrew; George Burton; Francis Bogs, assigned by John Hardy; Thomas Bates (Holston); Wm. Butt; Isaac Burns; John Boal; Jno. Creely; Wm. Currance; David Clerkston; Wm. Dandridge; Jno. Emmitt; Jno. Earskins; Edward Harkins; Jno. Jack; James Walker (Samuel's son).[[Pereson:Samuel Walker (41) had a son James who died 1793.

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