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There are 10 vital records available on MyHeritage for Robert Walker, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
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