Facts and Events
Alexander Walker was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Alexander Walker's land (Borden Tract NW, 161 acres, 1743) as shown on the map meticulously drawn by J.R. Hildebrand, cartographer. This map is copyrighted©, used by permission of John Hildebrand, son of J.R. Hildebrand, April, 2009. Note land of other Walker family members neighboring James Walker's land: John Walker (Alexander's brother) 213 acres, 1743 (to the north); James Walker (Alexander's brother) 321 acres, 1743; John Walker (Alexander's father) 190 acres, 1754 (to the south); and John Walker, Jr. (Alexander's cousin, son of his uncle Alexander) 302 acres, 1753 to the east.
From Orange County, VA records:
- Orange Co., VA, Deed BK 7. pages 276-279, 14 April 1743: Benjamin Borden of Orange County, Va, to Alexander Walker, farmer, of same; 161 acres in Augusta County or that part of Orange County called Augusta on Hays Creek; bounded by land of John Walker. Witnesses: John Hart, Jas Walker, Jas Moore, John Walker.
Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:
- Page 490.--John Doughert (prob. Daugherty) (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.
- Page 531.—17th March, 1755. Same to Alexander Walker, wheelwright, 170 acres on Walker's Creek; corner James Robinson. Delivered: Andrew Hays, March, 1757.
Rockbridge Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 7, 1784.
- son Alexander Walker
- son Joseph Walker
- son David Walker
- dau. Jean Walker
- dau. Ketrane (prob. Katherine) Walker
- Page 264.--27th March, 1753. Borden, &c., to Mathew Robinson, 400 acres of 92100. Joseph Culton's cor., Back Creek; John Robinson's survey. Teste: John and James Robinson, Alex. Walker.
- Page 247.--27th March, 1753. Borden to John Robinson, 300 acres, part of 92100. Mathew Robinson's survey; Wm. Reagh's cor., Back Creek. Teste: Alex. Walker, James Robinson, Mathew Robinson.
- Page 193.--January, 1757. Saml. Paxton's appraisement, by James Walker, Andrew Hays, Alex. Walker.
- Page 392.--19th August, 1760. Andrew Duncan and Jane ( ) to Samuel Lindsay, Ł100.10, 190 acres on Walker's Creek in Borden's 92100; cor. Alex. Walker; James Moore's cor. Acknowledged, 19th August.
- Page 459.--9th November, 1765. Wm. Robertson's estate appraised, by Jno. Moore, Jas. Walker, Alex. Walker.
- Page 118.--18th May, 1768. Alexander Walker's bond (with Thomas Hudson, John Wallace) as administrator, c. t. a., of James Rutherford.
- Page 132.--6th July, 1768. William Kelly's estate appraised, by James Walker, Alex. Walker, Sr., Alex. Walker, John Moore.
From Source:White, 1902:263
ALEXANDER Walker...son of emigrant John Walker; b. May 19, 1716; m. Jane Hammer (or Hummer) Jan. 8, 1747. He d. in Rockbridge County, Va., in 1784 or 1785. His wife d. in Woodford County, Ky., in 1798. He was present at the ordination of Rev. Samuel Cummings, April 17, 1766. He served in the Colonial War.
Eleven children, viz:
- 1941*. John Walker; b. Nov. 1, 1847; m. (1) Margaret Hudson, then Margaret Kelso +.
- 1942. William Walker; b. Aug. 8, 1749; m. Jane Walker, N'o. 3537
- 1943. James Walker; b. June 29, 1751; m. Margaret (Peggy) Gray +.
- 1944. Ann Walker; b. March 22, 1754. Sbe m. her cousin, James Walker +
- 1945. Alexander Walker; b. Oct. 28, 1756; d. Aug. 18, 1764.
- 1946. Joseph Walker; b. July 16, 1760; d. Sept. 2, 1763.
- 1947. David Walker; b. March 7, 1763; m. Jane Holmes +.
- 1948. Alexander Walker (the second) ; b. July 12, 1765 ; m. Mary Magdelene Harmon +.
- 1949. Jane Walker; b. Jan. 6, 1768; m. Andrew McMahan +.
- 1950. Joseph Walker (the second) ; b. March 14, 1773 (or 1771) ; m. Katherine Kelso +.
- 1951. Catherine Walker; b. Feb. 4, 1775; m. Samuel Taylor +.
*Numbering system in White 1902
Mrs. Anna Hardenbrook Toole.
DAR ID Number: 156667
Born in West Point, Iowa.
Wife of John R. Toole.
Descendant of Lieut. Alexander Walker, as follows:
1. Allan Hardenbrook (1831-1919) m. 1859 Melinda Parthnla Walker (1832-1907).
2. Alexander H. Walker (1795-1869) m. 1815 Isabella Patterson (1798-1843).
3. David Walker (1763-1827) m. 1790 Jane Holmes (b. 1771).
4. Alexander Walker m. 1747 Jane Hammer (d. 1798).
Alexander Walker served as 2d lieutenant in the East Nottingham company, Pennsylvania. He was born, 1716, in Ireland; died in Rockbridge County, Va.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Genealogy of the Descendants of John Walker of Wigdon, Scotland, by Emma Siggins White, published by Tuttle Antiquarian Boooks, Inc, p. 263.