Person:Francis Walker (23)

Hon. Francis Walker
m. 1741
  1. Mary Walker1742 - 1824
  2. John Walker1744 - 1809
  3. Susan Thornton Walker1746 - 1808
  4. Thomas Walker1747 - 1798
  5. Lucy Walker1751 -
  6. Elizabeth 'Betsy' Walker1753 -
  7. Mildred 'Milly' Walker1755 -
  8. Sarah Walker1758 - Bef 1792
  9. Martha Walker1760 -
  10. Reuben Walker1762 - 1765
  11. Hon. Francis Walker1764 - 1806
  12. Peachy Walker1767 -
m. Bef 1802
  1. Judith Page Walker1802 - 1882
  2. Jane Frances Walker
Facts and Events
Name Hon. Francis Walker
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Jun 1764 Cobham, Albemarle County, Virginia
Marriage Bef 1802 to Jane Byrd Nelson
Death[1] Mar 1806 Cismont, Albemarle County, Virginia

Record in Augusta County, VA records

  • Vol. 2 - Christopher Acklin vs. Francis Walker--O. S. 17; N. S. 6--Bill filed 1802--Settlement of Wolf Hill tract in Washington County belonging to Thomas Walker, deceased, father of Francis. Other settlers were Saml. Biggs, James Craig, Saml. Evans, David Getgood, John Vance. John Vance deposes, 19th August, 1803, at house of John McCormick in Abingdon, that between 1773 and 1775 he and Christopher Acklin settled on the Wolf Hill tract, deponent having purchased a settlement of John Huston; Daniel Smith was Dr. Walker's agent. James Crow settled on the Wolf Hill tract in 1778; James Piper was also a settler. Francis Walker went to school to Daniel Smith, the agent. Josiah Gamble deposes in Blount County, Tennessee, 10th March, 1803, that he and Daniel Smith were the agents of Walker, and Acklin was the first settler on the land in dispute. Daniel Smith deposes at his own house in Sumner County, Tennessee, 12th March, 1804. Robert Doaek (Doak) was Walker's agent before Smith, in years 1770-72. Alexander Brackenridge deposes in Bourbon County, 10th June, 1803: In 1769?1776 a certain Robert Doak said he was agent for Dr. Thos. Walker and induced Alexr. to take a part of the lands, and he, in November of same year, went there and built a cabin, and in September, 1770, he moved there. In 1772 Doak came and laid off the lands to the settlers. In 1773 settlers were advertised to meet at the house of Samuel Briggs.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Grave Recorded, in Find A Grave.
  2.   Woods, Rev. Edgar. Albemarle County in Virginia: giving some account of what it was by nature, of what it was made by man, and of some of the men who made it. (Charlottesville VA: The Mickie Company, Printers, 1901).

    ... Francis succeeded his father at Castle Hill, was a magistrate of the county, Colonel of the Eighty-Eighth Regiment, member of the House of Delegates, and Representative in Congress, and died in 1806. He married Jane Byrd, daughter of General Hugh Nelson, and granddaughter of President William Nelson, and his children were ...