Facts and Events
Robert, and his brother William Walker, are said to have settled in waht would later become Cumberland County, PA about 1738. William settled on the Conodoguinet Creek, a few miles from its mouth.
Date: 27 May 1997 From: Terry Milani Searching: WALKER Looking for the parents of Robert Walker born August 26, 1776. Native of Cumberland County. Barons places his death near the place of his birth on August 11 1814. His obituary referred to Robert as a Major and places his death at Springfield, West Pennsborough Township near Newville, Place of burial unknown. According to a Walker source he had a brother William who owned several large farms in the Cumberland Valley. No other information about Wm. A Walker source refers to Robert's mother as a "stout Dutch woman" and places his father's place of birth at Antrim County, Ireland. Robert married Mary Latshaw Roetsweb
GIBSON, ROBERT, Hopewell. September 16, 1754 7 June 1756. Sons Andrew and Robert. Daus. Jean, Martha and Ann Gibson. Exs: William Patton, Hugh Tomson, Andw. Giffen. Wit: William Walker, Jean Walker, Jas. Peebles (Pebls). Original Source:Cumberland County Will Book A. 35. Intermediate Source: USGENWEB
CUNNINGHAM, GEORGE, Hopewell. March 17, 1759 13 May 1769. Wife Elinor. Son Adam. Daus. Jean Cuningham and Margaret Cuningham. Sons George and John. Son Allen Scrogs. Dau. Elinor Cunningham. Plantation on Big Spring adjoining James Laughlin's, Samuel Walker's and Robert McCulley's. Ex.: bro. James McCormick. Wit: William Lamond, James Cuningham.
Original Source:Cumberland County Will Book B. 14-16. Intermediate Source: USGENWEB