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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

The following Chalkley's references establish that Person:Joseph Walker (55) acquired land in the "Mill Creek" area of Augusta County, VA, near the forks in the James River, most likely close by his brother Samuel Walker, who also had land there:

  • Page 447.—21st November, 1754. Robert Poage and Elizabeth to John Poage, £25, 300 acres on Mill Creek of James River; corner John Mathews; corner Joseph Walker.
  • Page 379.--10th August, 1753. James Young and Sarah to Patrick Young, 340 acres on Whistle Creek in Forks of James, cor. Joseph Walker, North Branch James; cor. tract surveyed for Sarah Young. Teste: John Low, Francis McCown.

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 240.--3d October, 1755. John ( ) Alison (Aliceson) and Jean ( ) to Joseph Walker, £100, 291 acres on North Branch James (note: at Whistle Creek); cor. Gilbert Campbell; cor. said Campbell's and John Moore's lines. Teste: Andrew Uall, Wm. Buyers. Delivered: Thos. Stewart, February, 1758.

Records of Joseph Walker in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 379.--10th August, 1753. James Young and Sarah to Patrick Young, 340 acres on Whistle Creek in Forks of James, cor. Joseph Walker, North Branch James; cor. tract surveyed for Sarah Young. Teste: John Low, Francis McCown.
  • Page 59.--6th June, 1754. Halbert McClure's appraisement, by John Paxton, John Moore, Joseph Walker.
  • Page 88.--21st February, 1755. John Sprout's will (is this Sproul?)-- Executors, wife and daughter Mary; sons, John and Jace, infants. Mary and Martha and Sarah to have what is their own. Additional executor, Robert Renick. Teste: Jas. Morson (Morrison), Saml. Walker, Mathew Vance. Proved, 19th March, 1755, by Walker. Jane and Mary Sprout qualify with sureties Saml. and Joseph Walker.
  • Page 38.--21st March, 1755. Robert Poage and Elizabeth (her mark), to James Gilmore, £30, 285 acres in Fork of James on head of Mill Creek; corner Joseph Walker; corner Mary Doughert. Delivered to James Gilmore, November, 1766.
  • Page 16.--4th April, 1761. Patrick Young's will--Wife, Esibala (Isabella) and Joseph Walker, executors; son, James; 3 daughters, Sarah, Jannet and Allas. Teste: Wm. Hall, Jas. Campbell, Saml. McMurty. Proved, 19th May, 1761, by the witnesses. Executors qualify, with John Bowyer, Jno. Collier, James McKee. Isabella's mark ( ).
  • Page 196.--18th November, 1762. Joseph Walker and Isabella Young's settlement of estate of Patrick Young. Recorded. Paid John Law, Jno. Taylor, Thos. Stuart, Jno. Hall and Saml. McMurty, James Todd, Gilbert Crawford, Stephen Orson, Jno. Hickman, David Dryden, Hugh Cunningham, Ro. McElhenny, Wm. Hall. Sale bill to Jno. Collier. Jas. Davis, Andrew Hall, Jas. O'Bryan, Saml. McMurty, Geo. Gibson, Isabella Young.
  • Page 314.--2d November, 1763. Joseph McCord's vendue--Sold to Patrick Finley, Joseph Walker, James Logan, James Moore, Mary Brown, Jno. McCord, James McCallister, Alex. Telford, Jno. Somers, Mary Ann Clendennin, David Telford, Wm. McKee, Charles Boyles, W. Wolsy, James Gordon, Thos. Grubbs, Elizabeth Woods.
  • Page 405.--(9 Aug., 1765). Whereas a certain difference happened to arise between my wife and Thomas Foster's wife, and unfortunately to me I did espouse my wife's cause, for which I am sorry, and in order to satisfy him, the said Thomas and his wife Elizabeth, we do hereby acknowledge that we have injouresly wronged her, the said Elizabeth Foster, in imputing stealing to her, and by these presents do declare that we are sorry for what we have done and said in regard to that. Given under our hands this 9th day of August A. D., 1765.--Saml. Newberry, Rosanna Newberry. Teste: Jas. Trimble, Jno. Paxton, Joseph Walker, James Gilmore.
  • Page 46.--14th August, 1765. George Campbell, Agness ( ) Campbell, his wife, and Prudence Campbell, his mother, to Andrew McClure, £130, 194 acres in Forks of James and in the fork of Wood's Creek and North Branch of James; corner Joseph Walker. Teste: Jno. McCampbell, Charles Campbell. Delivered: grantee, September, 1770.
  • Page 338.--27th February, 1767. John Byers (Buyers), blacksmith, to Samuel McClure. £18.9.6, mortgage of cows and smith tools. Teste: Joseph Walker, James Trimble.
  • Page 380.--14th August, 1767. William Carruthers and Margret ( ) and Mathew Robertson and Elizabeth ( ) to Moses McClure, £1.5, 3-1/2 acres on South River, a branch of North Branch of James River, Moses McClures line. Teste: Joseph Walker.
  • Page 57.--10th September, 1767. Mary McClure's (mark) will--To son, Thomas, for his schooling; to son, Moses, for his schooling; to daughter, Margaret, for her schooling; to son, James, 5 shillings. Executors Joseph Walker and Saml. Lyle. Teste: James McDowell, Saml. McDowell, Alex. McCluer. Proved, 17th November, 1767, by James and Saml. McDowell. Executors refuse. Administration granted Halbert McClure, who qualifies with Saml. (mark) and John (mark) McClure.
  • Page 92.--18th August, 1768. John Paxton, Sr., to John Paxton, Jr., £100, 200 acres in the first fork of James River; corner George Adam Salling. Teste: Archibald Alexander, James Paxton, Joseph Walker.
  • Page 541.--14th August, 1769. Malcom McQuon (Malcom McCown), of Forks of James, to Samuel Wilson, of said Forks, £100, on Whistle Creek in Forks of James containing 150-1/2 acres, corner formerly to Low Todd, now Hugh Cunningham. Teste: Jas. Hall, Joseph Walker, William Sproul.
  • Page 232.--34th July, 1769. Robert (mark) Allison's will--To son James, has received his part; to daughter Mary Davison, has received her part; to son John, 10 shillings; to daughter Agness; to son Robert, infant, testator's home plantation; to son Francis, infant, 250 acres on Mill Creek; to son Halbert, received his part already; to wife Hannah; to daughter Janet. Teste: Alexander (mark) McClure, Arthur McClure, Joseph Walker, Joseph Walker, Jr. Proved, 15th August, 1769, by all except Joseph Walker, Jr. Hannah Allison qualifies, with Alex. and John McCluer.
  • Page 378.-- 23d September, 1769. Robert Allison's estate appraised by William Hall, Joseph Walker.
  • Page 157.--19th February, 1771. James Walker and Mary ( ) to Hugh Kelso, £10, 26 acres adjoining land Hugh now lives on, Borden's patent line. Teste: John Hay, Joseph Walker, Michael Coulter, John Walker. Delivered: Hugh Kelso, 30th August, 1785.
  • Page 153.--22d February, 1771. Arthur Graham (Grimes) and Mary to John Walker. £20, 61 acres, part of tract whereon Arthur now lives. Teste: Alexander. John, James and Joseph Walker. Delivered: Alex. Walker, October, 1775.

Information on Joseph Walker

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Husband's Name

Joseph WALKER (AFN:9JXL-T3)    

Born:  15 Jul 1722  Place:  Newry, Down, N. Ireland 
Died:  10 Jul 1806  Place:  Scott Co., KY 
Married:  10 Mar 1749  Place:  Rockbridge, VA. 

Father:  John WALKER (AFN:9JXL-HC)    
Mother:  Catherine RUTHERFORD (AFN:9JXL-JJ)   

Wife's Name


Born:  1740  Place:  Virginia 
Died:  May 1789  Place:  Scott Co., KY 
Married:  10 Mar 1749  Place:  Rockbridge, VA. 



1. Sex Name

F  Jane WALKER (AFN:HW1P-X6)    

Born:  1755   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  4 Jul 1829   Place:  Clark Co., IN  

2. Sex Name

F  Sarah WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-6J)    

Born:  20 Jan 1750   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  24 Nov 1839   Place:   

3. Sex Name

M  William WALKER (AFN:HW1P-TN)    

Born:  < 1752   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:    Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  

4. Sex Name

M  John WALKER (AFN:HW1P-VT)    

Born:  < 1754   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  

5. Sex Name

F  Elizabeth WALKER (AFN:HW1P-ZC)    

Born:  7 Sep 1757   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  1787   Place:   

6. Sex Name

M  Joseph WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-8V)    

Born:  10 Jan 1761   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  

7. Sex Name

F  Susan WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-CD)    

Born:  20 Aug 1762   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  1835   Place:   

8. Sex Name

F  Nancy WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-2T)    

Born:  1760   Place:  Virginia  
Died:  1 Dec 1850   Place:   

9. Sex Name

M  James WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-DK)    

Born:  21 Jun 1764   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  7 Mar 1838   Place:   

10. Sex Name

M  Samuel WALKER (AFN:HW1Q-GW)    

Born:  21 Mar 1766   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  

11. Sex Name

F  Mary Campbell WALKER (AFN:9VW8-M8)    

Born:  18 Nov 1754   Place:  Rockbridge Co., VA  
Died:  Mar 1811   Place: