Facts and Events
Data for this Alexander Walker is based on HISTORY OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA., Beers, 1887, page-842-843
At least one descendant of Alexander (33) has taken the YDNA test with FTDNA. Test Results place him in YDNA Walker Group 6.
During the Revolution one of the sons, Samuel, served as a lieutenant in Capt. Noah Abrams' company, and Robert was a private in the same company, while the other boys served various terms of enlistment. Alexander, the father of the family, died May 1, 1775, his wife Mary, having died the previous year. Of the sons, Samuel married Mary Noble, and remained on the mansion farm. John married a Miss McGuire and David a Miss Elliot. Both families moved to Huntington County, near Burnt Cabins. James and Robert were not married . Robert died in 1788 and James in 1788. The family of Samuel (the grandfather of the present families of Walkers living there) were Mary, who married to Robert Walker, a cousin, and moved to Indiana County, Penn; John who never married; Alexander married to Mary Connell; Eleanor, married to Robert Ramsey; Margaret, married to James McConnell; Samuel, married to Martha McConnell; and James, married to Ann Skinner. John D. Walker, Esq. (son of Samuel), now living on the mansion farm, was married to Miss Emma Campbell of Illinois. Capt. John H. Walker, a son of James Walker, carries on the tannery built by his father in Fannettsburg, in 1822. The descendants of Alexander Walker live in Fountain Green, IL., while other branches of the family live in Indiana and Washington Counties, and in the Western States."