Person:George Walker (90)

George Walker
b.21 November 1745 Fauquier County, Virginia`
m. bef. 1738
  1. Samuel WalkerAbt 1738 - Bef 1807
  2. George Walker1745 - 1833
  3. Jesse Walker1748 - Abt 1848
m. 1767
Facts and Events
Name George Walker
Gender Male
Birth[1] 21 November 1745 Fauquier County, Virginia`
Marriage 1767 Burke County, North Carolinato Eleanor Hicks
Death[1] 12 October 1833 Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee

Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 6, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

Walker, George - born 1745 in Fauquier County, Virginia; entered service 1776 in Burke County, North Carolina, where resided, as lieutenant in North Carolina company; entered service 1779 as captain in North Carolina regiment; granted Pension 1832 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee; died there 10/12/1833; wife died before him; soldier survived by children: Ephrain, Sarah Matlock, Dicy Howard, Hesse, Charlotte, Cherry, Buckner & William (age 60 in 1852); query letter in file 1907 from descendant Miss Margaret Howard of Chattanooga, Tennessee; query letter in file 1816 from Miss Nannie Walker, Hazard, Kentucky. F-S3449, R2474.

Land Acquisitions

George Walker received the following N.C. Land Grants in Burke County:
(1) 200 acres on Henry River (of S. Fork of Catawba) adjacent to his upper survey. The land lay adjacent to land belonging to Leonard Patterson, (1779).
(2) 50 acres on S. Fork of Catawba, adjacent to land formerly entered by David Williams, (1788).
(3) 300 acres on Wards Branch of Little Broad River, including "improvements whereon the Folkinbery's (Falconbarry) now lives," (i788).
(4) 150 acres on S. Fork of Catawba including improvements of Edward Dougherty, (1795).
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    George Walker (son of William Walker and Sarah) was born November 21, 1745 in Fauquier Co., Va., and died October 12, 1833 in Pikesville, Bledsoe Co., Tn.. He married (1) Charlotte Buckner. He married (2) Eleanor Hicks on 1767 in Burke Co., N. C..

    Includes NotesNotes for George Walker:
    The following notes furnished by John T. Hull.

    Notes for GEORGE WALKER:
    From "Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County,
    Volume I," by Emmett R. White, p. 293:

    "Born Fauquier Co., Virginia, November 20, 1745. He was living on
    the the South Fork of the Catawba River in Rowan, later Burke Co., N.C., at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
    More About George Walker and Eleanor Hicks:
    Marriage: 1767, Burke Co., N. C..

    Children of George Walker and Eleanor Hicks are: i.Dicey Walker, b. July 21, 1768, Fauquier Co., Va., d. Bef. 1852.
    ii.Jesse Walker, b. December 28, 1770, N. C., d. September 20, 1850, Bledsoe Co., Tn..
    iii.Ephraim Walker, b. January 15, 1774, d. September 29, 1851, Tishomingo, Ms..
    iv.Elizabeth Walker, b. June 28, 1776.
    v.Bersheba Walker, b. April 13, 1779, d. Bef. 1852.
    vi.Buckner Walker, b. June 21, 1782, Rowan Co., N. C., d. Bef. 1852.
    vii.Sarah Walker, b. January 18, 1784, Burke Co., N. C., d. Aft. 1852, Lincoln Co., Tn..
    viii.Charlotte Walker, b. March 16, 1786, Burke Co., N. C., d. Abt. 1840, Franklin Co., Tn..
    ix.George Walker, b. November 16, 1789, d. Bef. 1852.
    x.William Walker, b. November 16, 1791, Burke Co., N. C., d. June 26, 1868.