WALKER FAMILY BIBLE

Contributed by Charles W. Palmer to the Kentucky Ancestors, Oct 1970

The following is a Genealogical compendium of the Walker family prepared by William Walker 21 May 1819 of Allen Co, KY

  • David Alexander Walker was born 25 Oct 1769
  • Dorcas Harmon Walker, his wife, was born 20 Jan 1774
  • They married 4 Sept 1790. To them were born fourteen children.
  • William Walker was born in New Kent County, VA 27, Nov 1791
  • Polly Walker born 18 Jan 1793
  • John H. Walker born 10 Aug 1794
  • Harmon B. Walker born 5 Jan 1796
  • Francis B. Walker born 1 Feb 1798
  • Betsy G. Walker born 2 Feb 1799
  • Dorcas Harmon Walker born 7 Apr 1800
  • Patsy B. Walker born 31 July 1801
  • David A. Walker born 21 Nov 1803
  • Wyatt Walker born 30 Aug 1805
  • Ithamor Walker born 9 Jul 1807
  • Robert Walker born 24 Sept 1810
  • Richardson C. Walker born 22 Jan 1814
  • Alexander Walker born 3 Aug 1816

William Walker married July 1815 to Sarah E. Richardson who was born 11 Oct 1796 also in New Kent Co, VA. To them were born twelve children. To Wit:

  • Mary Ann Walker (Hinton) was born in Allen Co Ky 14 Sept 1817
  • Selina Richardson Walker (Snow) born 20 May 1819
  • Madison Graves Walker born 2 Jan 1821 (twin)
  • Richardson Butler Walker born 2 Jan 1821 (twin)
  • Angeline Walker born 25 Jan 1823
  • Dorcas Harmon Walker (Markhan Hinton)(Young) born 3 July 1824
  • Martha Slaton Walker (Snow) born 18 Jan 1827
  • William Harmon Walker born 25 Oct 1828
  • Sarah Richardson Walker born 6 July 1831
  • Elizabeth Timberlake Walker (Mayhew) born 20 Oct 1833
  • Lucy Young Walker (Kelley) born 4 Apr 1836
  • David Alexander Walker was born 29 June 1838

William and Sarah Walker emigrated to Allen Co, KY in March 1816 in two ox carts and four oxen. In the 1820’s he bought a farm west of Buck Creek on the Old Ford Blunt Road. About 1848 he bought 1600 acres known as the Big Woods. In 1850 built a church which was named Walker’s Chapel. He died 28 Mar 1874 and she died 31 Mar 1879. They are buried in the Walker Chapel Cemetery.

(Material copied from a letter written by Mrs. Frank Lyle, Scottsville, KY, dated 3 Aug 1940 to Mrs. M.E. Darter of Glasgow, KY)