Walker, David

Birth Name Walker, David
Gramps ID I0331
Gender male
Age at Death 74 years, 1 month, 25 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0849] 1700 New Kent, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Birth of David Walker

 
Will [E2794] 15 Feb 1773 Goochland County, Virginia, USA Will of David Walker

Event Note

A will of this David Walker, dated Feb. 15, 1773, and filed in Valentine Papers, Vol. 3, P. 367, in Goochland Co. mentions his daughter. Elizabeth Thornhill. This will is also of record in Book 10, P. 435, records of Goochland County, Va.

Source text

David Walker, Sr. , of Goochland County , will of; body to be decently interred in my own burying place and a sermon to be preached at my funeral by the minister of this parish whoever he may be; grand daughter Susanna Woodson £20; son John Walker , £20 allowed to him in part payment of a negro fellow he got from me, valued at £50, the other £30 Ballance he is to account for to my executors as part of my estate; son Peter Walker £20 besides wh. he has already got, also 40 a. on forks of the Byrd in Albermarle Co. son Joel Walker £15 together with the lands & plantation where I now live, and in case of his dying without heirs of his own body the same to be sold and ye price of it equally divided among my children & their heirs; daughter Elizabeth Thornhill £13 besides wt. she has got already; daughter Mary Perkins £5 more than wt. she has got already and also to her son Walker Perkins £15; daughter Judith Poor £20 allowed to her out of £30 already paid to her husband, Ro. Poor in consideration of what trouble he may be at as one of my executors; daughter Ann Sterns £5 besides what she has got already; daughter H- Lancaster £5 besides what she has got already; son Peter Walker £2 besides what is appointed for him above in consideration of being one of my executors; after above mentioned legacies are paid off, wife Mary Walker to have one third part of remainder of estate by way of loan during her life and at her decease sd. third part to be equally divide among all my children and their heirs; after sd. wife has received her third the other two thirds to be immediately divided among all my children & their heirs; in case any controversy shall arise among my relations concerning division of estate that in order to prevent law suits each of the contending parties shall choose a man to whom as arbitrators the matter shall be referred for final decision; son Peter Walker & son-in-law Robert Poor executors. Witnesses; Will Douglass , Richard Oglisby , Elisha Leak . Dated Feb. 15, 1773 . Proved May 16, 1774 . Vol. 10, p. 435.

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Death [E0850] 26 Feb 1774 Dinwiddie County, Virginia, USA Death of David Walker

 
Probate [E2795] 16 May 1774   Will proved May 16, 1774 . Vol. 10, p. 435.

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Families

Married Wife Munford, Mary [I0332]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E2799]     Marriage of David Walker and Mary Munford

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  Children
  1. Walker, Elizabeth [I0330]
  2. Walker, John [I1338]
  3. Walker, Peter [I1339]
  4. Walker, Joel [I1340]
  5. Walker, Mary [I1341]
  6. Walker, Judith [I1344]
  7. Walker, Ann [I1346]
  8. Walker, H [I1348]

Gallery

Source References

  1. Thornhill Genealogy [S0044]
    1. Date: 1940
      Page: A-1
      Confidence: Low
  2. Valentine Papers [S0090]
    1. Page: Vol. 3, P. 367
      Confidence: Low
      Source text:

      David Walker, Sr. , of Goochland County , will of; body to be decently interred in my own burying place and a sermon to be preached at my funeral by the minister of this parish whoever he may be; grand daughter Susanna Woodson £20; son John Walker , £20 allowed to him in part payment of a negro fellow he got from me, valued at £50, the other £30 Ballance he is to account for to my executors as part of my estate; son Peter Walker £20 besides wh. he has already got, also 40 a. on forks of the Byrd in Albermarle Co. son Joel Walker £15 together with the lands & plantation where I now live, and in case of his dying without heirs of his own body the same to be sold and ye price of it equally divided among my children & their heirs; daughter Elizabeth Thornhill £13 besides wt. she has got already; daughter Mary Perkins £5 more than wt. she has got already and also to her son Walker Perkins £15; daughter Judith Poor £20 allowed to her out of £30 already paid to her husband, Ro. Poor in consideration of what trouble he may be at as one of my executors; daughter Ann Sterns £5 besides what she has got already; daughter H- Lancaster £5 besides what she has got already; son Peter Walker £2 besides what is appointed for him above in consideration of being one of my executors; after above mentioned legacies are paid off, wife Mary Walker to have one third part of remainder of estate by way of loan during her life and at her decease sd. third part to be equally divide among all my children and their heirs; after sd. wife has received her third the other two thirds to be immediately divided among all my children & their heirs; in case any controversy shall arise among my relations concerning division of estate that in order to prevent law suits each of the contending parties shall choose a man to whom as arbitrators the matter shall be referred for final decision; son Peter Walker & son-in-law Robert Poor executors. Witnesses; Will Douglass , Richard Oglisby , Elisha Leak . Dated Feb. 15, 1773 . Proved May 16, 1774 . Vol. 10, p. 435.

  3. Ancestry Family Trees [S3703188182]
    1. Confidence: Very Low

Pedigree

    1. Walker, David
      1. Munford, Mary
        1. Walker, John
        2. Walker, Peter
        3. Walker, Joel
        4. Walker, Elizabeth
        5. Walker, Mary
        6. Walker, Judith
        7. Walker, Ann
        8. Walker, H