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Adam Russell Walker
Birth: Sep., 1790
Death: 1870

Birth: 1790
Death: Sep. 2, 1870 [Edit Dates]

First of all a huge Thank You! to Marc Doty for all his hard work in putting this family together.

He was my 4th Great Grandfather born in 1790, in 1790 in Hampshire County, Kentucky, USA. He married Nancy Ann Barnett and after her death Barbara Elizabeth (unknown maiden name).

Was in the 4th PA Regiment of the US Army in the War of 1812. He enlisted in Worcester MA. His description is Height 5' 8 1/2'' Dark Hair, Dark Eyes, Dark Complexion. He was enlisted as a drummer.

Adam Walker was wounded in the Battle of Tippecanoe/Prophetstown, where Tippecanoe and Wabash Rivers meet. He was taken prisoner of the British Army and held from 24 Nov 1812 to 30 Nov 1813. He is listed on British and American Records as a Prisoner of War.

In 1816 he wrote a respected accounting of his experiences in the book: A Journal Of Two Campaigns Of The Fourth Regiment Of U. S. Infantry In The Michigan And Indiana Territories Under The Command Of Col. John P. Boyd And Lt. Col. James Miller During The Years 1811 And 12. It is considered an important 1st person accounting of the Battle of Tippecanoe.

Commencement of Annual Military Pension in the Amount of $72 began in 1817 in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

Adam Walker died 2 Sept 1870 in Lebanon, Boone, Indiana, USA and is buried there in the Robinson Cemetery with several family members including his son George William Walker and Georges wife Elizabeth Cummings Walker. Also buried there is another son William H Walker FaG Memorial #36711237, Mary A Walker FaG Memorial #12475748, and grandsons Harry F Walker FaG Memorial #36711464 and Henry # 36756885. 
 
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 Children:
  George W. Walker (1824 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: This head stone is next to George W. & Elizabeth Walker.
 
Burial:
Robison Cemetery
Lebanon
Boone County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Dancing With Ghosts
Originally Created by: Marc Doty
Record added: May 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36715767
Adam Russell Walker
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Adam Russell Walker
Added by: Marc Doty
 
Adam Russell Walker
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Added by: M & K Fine
 
 
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- Dancing With Ghosts
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
Thinking of you
- Dancing With Ghosts
 Added: Apr. 6, 2012
I believe this is my 4th Great-Grandfather Adam Russell Walker Birth 1790 in , Hampshere County, Kentucky, USADeath 11 AUG 187 in ,Boone County, Indiana, His son George William Walker, and several grandchildren are buried in same Robinson Cemetery also.
- Dancing With Ghosts
 Added: Jun. 10, 2010
 
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