William Walker

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Personal and Family Information

William was born in 1779 in Virginia, the son of Allen Walker and Esther McCrory.

He died on 21 Oct 1865 in Carroll County, Tennesse.

His wife was Nancy Taylor. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their two known children were James Samuel (1828-1874) and Mary (1820-1856).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

William Walker
(1779-1865)

 

Allen Walker
(1758-1816)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Esther McCrory
(1768-1845)

 

Thomas Ira McCrory
(1735-1777)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Hannah Crawford
(1735-1788)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1779
Place: Virginia
Death21 OCT 1865
Place: Carroll County, Tennesse
Age: 84
Address: History of McLennan, Falls Cty, Texas
History of McLennan, Falls Cty,Tx
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Census1830
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Census1837
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Address: Tax List, HIckman Couny Walker John, 110 acres, school acres 100 Walker William, 68 acres, school acres 400 Walker James, 0 acres, school acres 205
Census29 OCT 1850
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Age: 71
Address: Dwelling 1915. family 1915 Wm Walker age 71, male farmer $600, born Virginia Nancy “ 65 f born South Carolina James “ 22 m born Tenn Mary Redden age 30 f $400 born Tenn Toliver “ age 12 m born Tenn William “ age 10 m born Tenn Paralee “ age 8 female born Tenn Christopher “ age 6 m Tenn James “ age 3 m Tenn
Census29 OCT 1850
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Age: 71
Address: dwelling 915, family 915 Wm Walker, age 71, male, farmer, $600, born Virginia Nancy, “ 65, female born South Carolina James “ 22 male born Tenn Mary Redden, 30 f $400, Tenn Toliver “ 12 m Tenn William, “ 10 m Tenn Paralee “ 8 f Tenn Christopher 6 m Tenn James “ 3 m Tenn
Census29 AUG 1860
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Age: 82
Address: 6th Dist, dwselling 968 family 968 James S Walker age 31 m W farmer, $3000, $3459 born Tennessee Eliza Walker age 33 f Tenn James H Walker age 6 m Tenn William T Walker age 4 m tenn Nancy A Walker age 3 f Tenn Threissa A Walker age 1/12 f Tenn William Walker age 82, m $3000, Virginia Sarah Dudley age 19 f Tenn George Dudley age 13 male Tenn
Census29 AUG 1860
Place: Hickman County, Tennessee
Address: Dwelling 968 family 968 Jas S Walker, 31 m, farmer $3000, $3450, born Tenn Eliza Walker 33 f Tenn George T Walker 7 m Tenn James H Walker 6 m Tenn William T Walker 4 m Tenn Nancy A Walker 3 f Tenn Threissa A Walker f 1/12 f Tenn William Walker 82, male, $3000, born Virginia Sarah Dudley 19 f Tenn George H Dudley 13 , Tenn dwelling 969 family 969, George Allen 57 m farmer N Carolina with Elizabeth 58 and James Sarah and George.
ProbateNOV 1865
Place: Carroll County, Tennessee
Address: Administrator Bond, R M Hush?, James Wyatt & James Leach, Wh Graves Wittnees, for Wm Walker Deceased
ProbateNOV 1865
Place: Carroll County, Tennesse
Address: administrator’s Bond for Wm Walker Deceased

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Notes

Note 1

from Meredith Walker family tree; ancestry.com

Allen and Esther Walker had 8 children

William 1785-1865, Sarah, Joel, Hannah C, Allen Jr, James Howard, Pleasant B and Judge Elijah 1809-1873

But findagrave 54271856

DNA ThruLines only 6 of the 8. Sarah and Elijah do not have DNA thruline.

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/68532785/person/150121183874/facts

also:

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/7334405/person/372119446016/facts?_phsrc=TPY303&_phstart=successSource

also:

Walkers in Hickman County, Tennessee

"Historical Sketches of Hickman County, Tennessee", by Jill K. Garrett Research of Mrs. Lydia Walker Coon, filed in Archives, Jackson, Mississippi

https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/collection/1030/tree/153697445/person/132165871804/media/353f9e06-3d77-47e4-9914-c75aeb17d40e?_phsrc=uZK45&usePUBJs=true

Note 2

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.

Note 3

Rockingham County, North Carolina is south border of Henry County Virginia

Note 4

see DNA match to Mark Hardin that use dates for William Walker 1790-1875 Hickman County Tenn