Esther McCrory


Personal and Family Information

Esther was born on 20 Mar 1768 in Larga, Antrim, Ireland, the daughter of Thomas Ira McCrory and Hannah Crawford.

She died in 1845 in Centerville, Hickman County, Tennessee.

Her husband was Allen Walker, who she married in 1784 in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Their nine known children were William (1779-1865), Sarah (1787-1850), Joel (1789-1844), Thomas (1790-1875), Hannah C. (1796-1839), Allan Jr. (1798-1848), Elisha (1799-1862), James Howard (1800-1844) and Pleasant B. (1804-1870).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Esther McCrory


Thomas Ira McCrory


Hannah Crawford



Birth20 MAR 1768
Place: Larga, Antrim, Ireland
Place: Centerville, Hickman County, Tennessee
Place: Rockingham County, North Carolina
Address: Allen Walker - 1 wm over 16, 1 wm under 16, 2 females Joel Walker - 1 wm over 16, 2 wm under 16 2 females, 1 slave Alexander Walker - 1 wm over 16, 1 wm under 16, 5 females William Walker - 1 wm over 16, 2 wm under 16, 4 females, 1 slave Elmore Walker 1 wm onver 16, 1 wm under 16, 1 female William Walker Senr - 1 wm over 16, 1 wm under 16, 3 females William Walker Jr -1 wm over 16, 3 females
Census-1790N.C. Rockingham

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Note 1 information: Spouse: William Joseph BYNUM Birth: 3 Aug 1826 Greenville, Co. Va.

Death: 10 Dec 1907 Amarillo, Tex. Burial: Horn Lake, Desoto Co. Ms.

Katharine Anne Walker Marriage: Sep 21 1859 Horn Lake, Desoto Co., Miss


Father: Joel Walker

Birth: May 6 1789 Rockingham NC

Death: Aug 29 1844 Williamson TN

Burial: Motheral Family, Franklin/Williason TN

Mother Mary Motherall Walker

Marriage: Apr 30 1830 Davidson TN/Apr 17 1830 Williamson TN


Paternal Grandfather: Allen Walker

Birth: 14 Feb 1758 Rockingham Co., NC

Death: 1817 Centerville, TN

Paternal Grandmother: Esther McCrory

Birth: 1767 county Antrim, Ireland

Death: 1845


Paternal GGrandfather: James Walker

Paternal GGrandmother: Sarah Allen


Maternal Grandfather: Capt Thomas McCrory

Birth: 1735 County Antrim, Ireland

Death: 2 Nov 1777 Bluff City, Sullivan County TN.

Burial: Weaver Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co

Maternal Grandmother: Hannah Crawford

Birth: 1732 County Antrim Ireland

Marriage: 1756


Maternal GGrandfather: Hugh McCrory

Maternal GGrandmother: Elizabeth UnknownKatherine Bymun 61 Mar 1839 Wife

Sallie L Bymun 24 May 1876 Daughter

Katharine Anne Walker Bynum findagrave 28827030

Note 2

Esther Walker, hickman County, Tenn, wife of Allen and Elizabeth Walker wife of John Walker were sisters.

Abstract of pensions of North Carolina soldiers of the Revolution, War of 1812 & Indian Wars

Vol. 4. Index to volume 4--North Carolina pension abstracts

Note 3

Non paternity event. FamilyTreeDNA Kit 926600 Y-DNA-111 in Jan 2020 in Haplogroup I-M253 and has two matches at Genetic Distance 2, two at Gen Dist 3, three at Gen Dist 4, and another twenty one matches from Genetic Distance 5 to 10, most with Walker name, all in group 2 of the Walker Project.

I1-Z138 S2293+ Z2541+ S19185+ S23519+ S20030+ BY1482+ BY1330+ BY34667+ A7116+ A7115+ Branches

Ancestry DNA shows many matches with Allan Walker and Esther McCory family, strongest in Joel Walker and Mary Motheral descendents.