Jeremiah Walker Edit
Jeremiah Walker may have been born in Virginia about 1755. His parents and siblings are currently unknown - Group 15 in Walker DNA Project. Jeremiah's Revolutionary War pension request was filed in 1834 in the courthouse in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Unfortunately, the pension request did not include any vital information on birth and family. He states in the pension request that he was living in Bute County, North Carolina in 1778 when he joined the North Carolina Militia as a substitute soldier. He later was discharged from the Militia and joined the North Carolina Line Continental Army as a regular soldier. He was discharged in 1781 after achieving the rank of Sergeant.
- Jeremiah - It is conjecture that Jeremiah arrived in Louisiana after 1803 when the Louisiana Purchase was opened for development. He arrived in Louisiana with his wife and at least one child - a son. They settled in St. Landry Parish, in the Bayou Chicot area.
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