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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


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)


3. i. ALEXANDER (248)3 WALKER, b. 1773, Chester Co, South Carolina; d. 1835,
Perry Co, Alabama.