COL Thomas Walke

Death 1694 (aged 51–52)
Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Burial Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 192224732 View Source
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Memorial Plaque, he is interred here or nearby (Possum Neck)
COL THOMAS WALKE I (1642-1694) COLONIAL WAR. He was an immigrant from British-ruled Barbados. He held colonial distinction and was commissioned a colonel by the Governor of Virginia. He made his fortune shipping goods to Barbados from Hampton Roads and slaves back to Hampton Roads from Barbados.

Husband of Mary Lawson the d/o Lt. Col. Anthony Lawson and Mary Lawson .
Son of Robert Walke, Sr. and Anne Walke
Father of Anthony Walke, Sr., Thomas Walke, II and Mary Walke, 1st
Brother of Robert Walke, Jr.; John Walke; Jonathan Walke; Margaret Walke; Anne Walke; Margery Walke and Mary Walke
See: The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 5, page 435, Also:
Old Houses of Princess Anne , and: Virginia Beach: A History of Virginia's Golden Shore Also:
Brief Abstract of Lower Norfolk County and Norfolk County Wills, 1637-, Volume 1, page 147

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