Facts and Events
Alexander Walker, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Source:Chalkley's Chronicles
- Transcript.Walkers in Chalkley's Chronicles
- List of Records for Alexander Walker in Chalkley's Chronicles
- Vol. 1 - AUGUST 21, 1770. - (116) His widow Martha and his father, Alexander, qualify administrators of Alexander Walker, Jr.
- Page 318.--21st August, 1770. Martha and Alexander Walker's bond (with Thos. Connly, John and Robert Campbell) as administrators of Alexander Walker, Jr.
- Page 146.--19th August, 1773. Recorded. Settlement of Alexander Walker's estate: Vendue 6th September. 1770--To David Laird Cooper. Cormack McCaferty, Henry Demat, Hugh Green, Martha Walker, Wm. Deal, Bryan Kenny. 1773, August--A list of debts paid: To John Adare, James McCall.
- Vol. 2 - 16th September, 1777--Jno. Campbell, Thos. Connerley, ditto (guardians) of Jane and Elizabeth Walker, ditto (orphan) of Alex. Walker, Jr.
- Vol. 1 - SEPTEMBER 16, 1777. - (226) John Campbell and Thomas Connerly appointed guardians of Elizabeth Walker, orphan of Alexander Walker, Jr., deceased. Elizabeth Walker, wife of Alexander Walker, relinquished dower in land conveyed to Alexander Walker. Martha Grimes, late Martha Walker, widow of Alexander Walker, Jr., relinquished dower in land possessed by her late husband to her two children, Jane and Elizabeth Walker.
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 489.--19th August, 1766. Alexander ( ) Walker and Elisabeth to Alexander Walker, his son, £10, 287 acres on a branch of Little's Creek, patented to Esther Campbell, 3d November, 1760, and conveyed by her to Alexander, Sr., 19th May, 1752; corner John Campbell. Delivered: Alex. Walker, Jr., April, 1769.
- Page 326 - - 20th November, 1774. Alexander Walker's will - - To wife, Elizabeth; to son, Robert, negro boy, to daughter, Mary, negro girl; to son, Andrew, 90 acres bought of Joseph Lindel; to daughter Martha, to daughter, Elizabeth; to daughter Barbara; to son, John, testator's home plantation; to daughter, Isabell. (Many negro slaves bequeathed) daughter Margaret; to son, Alexander's two children, Jane and Elizabeth Walker. Executors, wife Elizabeth and son Robert. John Campbell be guardian of children. Teste: Joseph Hannah, Robert Haslet, Thos. Connly. Proved, 21st March, 1775, by the witnesses. Executors qualify with John Hind, Arthur Connaly, John Campbell.