|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1722|
Newry, Northern Ireland
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 1806|
Born in Newry, Ireland to John Walker and Katherine Rutherford Walker. Married Nancy McClung on March 10, 1749 in Rockbridge Co., VA. Eleven known children: Nancy, Sarah, William, John, Mary, Jane, Elizabeth, Joseph, Susan, James, Samuel.
He served in the Revolutionary War.
Sometime after his wife's death in 1789 Joseph married Griselda McCrosky.
Joseph Walker's will from "The Scott County Will Book A.", page 314 - January 22, 1806 reads in part:
"My beloved wife Grissel Walker, One hundred dollars, household and kitchen furniture with all my cloth and linen therein contained and all the material and utensils for making the same with all my stock of cattle and grain either gathered or in the field.
It is my will and desire that twenty dollars of my Estate shall be applied for the support of the Gospel and the Interest of Religion in Cherry Spring Congregation to be paid in four equal annual payments at the disposal of the Elders of said congregation for the above purpose.
executors: Samuel Walker and Samuel Finley
written: 22 Jan 1806
signed in presence of John Hutchinson, Michael Womck [sic], Joseph Womck [sic]
Presented at August Court, 1806."
John Walker (1680 - 1734)
Katherine Jane Rutherford Walker (1682 - 1738)
Griselda McCrosky Walker
Nancy McClung Walker (1729 - 1789)
Nancy Walker Warnock (1760 - 1850)*
John Walker (1707 - 1778)*
Jane Walker Moore (1712 - 1793)*
Samuel Walker (1714 - 1793)*
Alexander Rutherford Walker (1716 - 1784)*
Joseph Walker (1722 - 1806)
Note: Headstone is either buried or effaced, as many are in this cemetery.
Cherry Run Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Created by: Rebecca Paddon
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58730066