Walker Family History
Major Thomas Walker was born in England in
1625 and moved to Gloucester County, Virginia about 1650 and was a
member of House of Burgesses, Gloucester Co, 1660-1676. He was a
member of the Colonial Assembly from Gloucester Co., Va. in 1663 as
captain; in 1666 as major.
The 2350 acres on which Fort
Mattaponi was built was assigned to
Edward Digges in 1653.
On Feb. 26, 1665 the tract was reassigned to
Major Thomas Walker.
In 1702 John Walker deeded
40 acres for a town which was named Walkerton. John Walker was
Sheriff of King & Queen Co., in 1704 and later he was sheriff of St.
Join us for the Civil war Reenactment on Nov. 3 & 4,
2012 from 10am -5pm.