Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of David A. WALKER


         David A. WALKER, son of William W. and Elizabeth WALKER, both of whom died in Berkeley County before 1884, was born in that county in 1836.

         In Hedgesville district, Berkeley County, in 1858, he and Barbara C. Walters were married. She was born in the same county and district in 1842, the daughter of John P. and Mary M. Walters, both dying in Berkeley County before 1884. Thirteen children were born to David A. and Barbara C. Walker: Mary M.E. Walker, September 18, 1858-?; John W. Walker, November 25, 1859-?; William W. Walker, March 16, 1861-?; Charles L. Walker, January 2, 1864-?; George D. Walker, October 19, 1865-?; Ida F. Walker, December 19, 1867-?; Harrison S. Walker, June 18, 1869-before 1884; David A. Walker, December 21, 1870-?; Vallie V. Walker, December 1, 1872-?; Wade H. Walker, May 5, 1874-?; Rose E. Walker, September 8, 1876-before 1884; Carrie A.B. Walker, September 24, 1878-?; and Minnie R. Walker, March 30, 1881-?.

         David A. Walker was a farmer in Martinsburg, Arden district, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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