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Here's my early Walker stuff:

Generation No. 1

1.  ALEXANDER (992)1 WALKER was born 1715 in Augusta Co, Virginia,
      and died 1798 in Chester Co, South Carolina.  
Descendants of Alexander (992) Walker
      He married ESTHER (993) WALKER 1735 in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia.
        She was born 1717 in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, 
        and died Bef. 1798 in Chester Co, South Carolina.

Notes for ALEXANDER (992) WALKER:
Heritage History of Chester Co, S.C. p. 409:

THE WALKERS OF ROCKY CREEK
There is some reason to suppose a connection between the Walkers of Rocky
Creek and those of Fishing Creek, and Sandy Riber, but no proofs have been
uncovered.
ALEXANDER WALKER and his wife Esther came to present Chester county, South
Carolina, in the 1750's, probably from Augusta county, Virginia and settled
about eight miles east of Chester, South Carolina in the fork of Rocky Creek
and Alexander Walker's branch.  Their children who have been identified
were: 
  Robert, 
  Philip, 
  John, 
  Alexander Jr., and 
  Samuel.  
Old Alexander died in 1798, predeceased by his wife.

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Children of ALEXANDER WALKER and ESTHER WALKER are:
2.   i. PHILLIP (496)2 WALKER, b. 1740; 
        d. April 1794, Chester Co, South Carolina.
    ii. ROBERT WALKER, b. Abt. 1736.
   iii. JOHN WALKER.
    iv. ALEXANDER WALKER, JR..
     v. SAMUEL WALKER.

Generation No. 2

2.  PHILLIP (496)2 WALKER (ALEXANDER (992)1) was born 1740, and 
     died April 1794 in Chester Co, South Carolina.  
     He married (1) REBECCA (497) GAY,
       daughter of SAMUEL GAY and MARGARET.  
       She was born September 26, 1742 in York Co, S.C., 
         and died 1826.  
     He married (2) ESTHER GRAY 1762 in Camden District, South Carolina.
                    She was born 1744 in Camden District, South Carolina.

Notes for PHILLIP (496) WALKER:
This information from Heritage History of Chester Co, South Carolina:

PHILIP WALKER,  (1740 -1794), son of Alexander and Esther, raised a company
in Col. Richard Richardson's regiment for service in the Cherokee War of
1776, and furnished a wagon for transporting supplies.  He lost his left ear
on October 29, 1777, when two of his neighbors - Capt. Peter Nance and
William Henderson - hired a man to bite it off, and was ever afterward known
as "Philip Walker Esqr."  From May 11 to June 20, 1778, Captain Walker's
company was with Col. John Winn on an expedition for the relief of Georgia
from British invasion.  Then in December 1778 he marched his company to
Ninety Six, South Carolina, and took prisoners from there by way of Moncks
Corner to Charleston.  From there he marched to Gen. Benjamin Lincoln's
headquarters at Black Swamp where his company was attached to Col. Maurice
Simons' command under Gen. William Moultrie.  Retreating in front of the
British Gen. Augustine Prevost's troops, it participated in the battle! of
Coosawhatchie Bridge on May 3, 1779.  They marched on to Charleston and
remained there until after the battle of Stono Ferry.  After the surrender
of Charleston the next year, Captain Walker raised another company and was
with Sumter on his rounds and the following year marched to the Low Country
and was in the battle of Biggin Church on July 17, 1781.  During the summer
of 1782 he succeeded Capt. Joseph Palmer as purchasing commissary for
Colonel Lacey's regiment and was at the Congarees and Orangeburgh.  He was
appointed a justice of the peace for Camden District on February 16, 1782,
and held this position until his death in April 1794.
He married Rebecca Gay  (September 26, 1742 post 1826), daughter of Capt.
Samuel Gay of York County, but formerly of Augusta county, Virginia.  They
were the parents of the following children:
ESTHER  (c. 1764 - June 12, 1834), married March 17, 1788, Jonathan
Hemphill  (1760-February 1, 1826), a Revolutionary soldier, and son of James
and Abigail (Gay) Hemphill; moved in 1796 to Washington county, Georgia and
later to Jackson county, and had four children - Charles Jonathan
(1789-1884), married January 20, 1820, Rebecca Boyle; Nancy Agnes  (October
19, 1791-April 1, 1862), married November 22, 1810, Col. James Liddell
(1788-1859); Isabella, married a Gerard; and Philip Walker  (September 22,
1804-    ), married September 22, 1825, Elizabeth Cunningham, and May 20,
1845, Narcissa Cunningham.
PHILIP JR., married Martha, and moved to Kentucky before 1787.  ROBERT,
nothing further known.  JAMES, nothing further known.
SAMUEL, married Martha, and moved to Pendleton District, South Carolina
before 1804, then to Georgia.
ALEXANDER, married Isabella Kelsey  (1755-ante  1821), daughter of Samuel
Kelsey  (1722-1796) and Susannah Mills  (1723-1804).
WILLIAM GAY, or GUY  (1783-January 9, 1854).
SAMUEL WALKER, son of Alexander and Esther, Married Jane  (surname unknown)
and died on January 31, 1781, in Chester county.

Elmer Oris Parker

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Roster of S.C. Patriots in the American Revolution by Bobby Gilmer Moss:

Walker, Philip
b.  c. 1735
d.  1794
m.  Rebeckah Guy

He served as a captain under Colonel Richard Richardson in the Cherokee War
and was a captain under Col. John Winn on the Georgia Expedition.  In
addition, he was a captain under Col. Edward Lacey in the skirmish at
Coosawhatchie Bridge and the battles at Biggin Church and Quinby Bridge.
During 1782, he was a commissary of Lacey's regiment.  S.C. Treasurer's
Records; (Knox, Robert, W26190)

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Children of PHILLIP WALKER and REBECCA GAY are:
3. i. ALEXANDER (248)3 WALKER, b. 1773, Chester Co, South Carolina; d. 1835,
Perry Co, Alabama.
ii. ESTHER WALKER.
iii. PHILIP WALKER JR..
iv. ROBERT WALKER.
v. JAMES WALKER.
vi. SAMUEL WALKER.
vii. WILLIAM GAY WALKER.

Generation No. 3

3.  ALEXANDER (248)3 WALKER (PHILLIP (496)2, ALEXANDER (992)1) was born 1773
in Chester Co, South Carolina, and died 1835 in Perry Co, Alabama.  He
married SUSAN B. (249) WYLIE Abt. 1800 in South Carolina, daughter of
WILLIAM WYLIE and ISABELLA KELSO.  She was born 1782 in Chester Co, South
Carolina, and died 1866 in Perry Co, Alabama.

Notes for ALEXANDER (248) WALKER:
Samuel Kelso/Kelsey
1720 - 1796
Scotch Irish Immigrant and Revolutionary Patriot of Chester County, South
Carolina,
Compiled and Published by Dr and Mrs. Mavis Parrott Kelsey Sr. 2 Longbow
Lane Houston, TX 77024
Copyright 1984 Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number 84- 80307

Mentioned as knowing about Alexander and Susan's Children:
Sarah Jane
Son?  (This is my William Walker)

Homer Martin
242 Hillview Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78209
210 826 2548

Unknown book due to van fire:
Susan B. Wylie b 1782 Chester Co, S.C. d 1866 Perry Co., Ala. m 1800/6
Alexander Walker b. 1773 Chester Co., S.C. d 1835 Perry Co., Ala. both are
buried Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Selma, Ala.
    On 4-1-1831 he received Cert. # 2152 from Huntsville Land Co. for E1/2
of N.E. 1/4, Sect 9, T10, R 11, Dist. of Lands subject to sale, signed by
Andrew Jackson.

The State Of Alabama Orphan's Court
Perry County  January 1842
This day came Susannah Walker widow of Alexander Walker died and filed her
petition for ____
alledgeing that said Walker d_______ ______ and ________ of the following
lands ____ the West 1/2 of the S. E 1/4 of Section 18 the E 1/2 of the S. E.
1/4 of Section 25 Township 19 and Range 10 the S.W 1/4 of Sec 30 L 19 Range
11 the S.W. 1/4 of the S.E. 1/4 of Sec 30 L 19 Range 11 the N. W. 1/4
Section 31 Township 19 Range 11 the NW 1/4 of the S.W 1/4 of Section 31 L 19
Range 11 lying in said county of Perry ________ of Ala.  It is therefore
ordered by the Court that the sheriff of said county summons five discreet
personsons connected with the ...  (Handwriting too hard to decipher)

Whereas Alexander Walker of Perry County, Alabama has deposited in the
General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of
the Land Office at Huntsville according to the provisions of the Act of
Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled "An act making further
provision for the sale of the Public Lands," for the west half of the North
west quarter of Section ten in Township ten of Range eleven- west, in the
District of Lands subject to sale as Huntsville, Alabama containing eighty
acres-
according to the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to
the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been
purchased by the said Alexander Walker.

Signed by President Andrew Jackson

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Alabama Notes, Flora D England, vol 3 and 4, 1978

Notes from Orphan's Court Record B, Perry Co., Ala.
p. 59 Perry Co., Ala., 27 Oct. 1833.  Personally appeared before me, James
Nelson, J.P., David Hamilton, one of the heirs of Wm Wiley...  Wm W. Morrow,
one of the heirs of Wm Wiley, dec'd.  1st Oct. 1833... Alexander Walker, one
of the heirs of Wm Wiley. Oct. 1833.

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From: gradon@ncn.net
To: StarwarsTX@aol.com
Sent from the Internet (Details)

Hi Cindy,
    Here is some information about my Walker family. My g-grandmother
was Frances (Walker) Long; she was the daughter of William Alfred Walker
and his wife, Corilla Porter. William A. Walker was an early citizen of
Elyton (now Birmingham); he was a merchant and planter and owned alot of
land. He built the house in the 1840's. The information that I can read
easily on the postcard indicates that the house was owned/occupied by a
Smith family. Jack Smith was the owner; he was a grandson of William A.
Walker. He and his sister, Grace Smith lived in the house until they
could no longer keep it up. Their mother, Lucy Smith, had inherited the
house from her mother, Corilla Porter Walker.
    I have lots of information about the house and more copies of photos
of the house. My mother copied the photos from a file in the Photographs
and Prints Division, Library of Congress. She remembers the house very
clearly and was very disappointed when it was torn down. At least the
mansion, Arlington still remains in the area. It was owned by collateral
relatives of the Walker family.
    Would you please let me know what is written on the postcard? I
could read some of the words but not all of them. Thanks so much! It was
a wonderful surprise to see the photo on your website. I would be happy
to send you via snail mail the photos from the Library of Congress.
    Is there any chance that you could scan the postcard and e-mail it
to me? I would like to give a copy to my mother.
  Grace Hertz

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Children of ALEXANDER WALKER and SUSAN WYLIE are:
4. i. WILLIAM WILEY (124)4 WALKER, b. 1813, Chester Co, South Carolina; d.
Bef. 1870, Perry Co, Alabama.
ii. SARAH JANE WALKER.

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