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White 1902 laid out the outlines of the Wigton Walker family, showing a descendancy from John Walker I of Wigton Scotland. Several generations of genealogists have relied on White for their basic understanding of their Walker ancestry. Today we know that White shows several confusions, and that not everyone in her descendancy truely descends from John Walker of Wigton. Nonetheless, White's lineages will probably dominate our understanding of the family for the foreseeable future. The following outlines the first four generations of the White Descendancy. It provides a useful organization device for those seeking information about their line, or wishing to add information to what's already here. Click on a link, and you will be taken to the article page about the person. You can then follow the descendancy further, depending on how much work has been done on the particular line. When you come to the end of a lineage, add to it if you can. Articles that have been created will appear as blue links. Articles that have not been created will appear in black. Note that some (most) articles exist only as "stubs". Please feel free to add information where ever you can...but be mindful of the ideas presented in Courtesy and Alternative Viewpoints. Articles can be created using the Wigton Walker Create Page. Also, keep in mind the article nameing conventions used on this site (Naming Articles).

Finally, in using this descendancy, keep in mind that this is the way Emma White presented the family lineage. DNA results call some of these relationships into question. When a concensus opinion emerges on how to interpret these results, the creation of another descendancy chart may be warranted. See Discussion of Wigton Walker YDNA Results for a treatment of what recent YDNA test data tells us about the relationships describedin White, 1902

John Walker I (c1650-aft1702) = Jane McKnight (c1650-aft1702)


Children of Alexander I of Wigton ScotlandEdit

  • Alexander Walker I (c1682-?) = Jane Cowan ? (?-?)


    • John Walker (?-1797) aka "Gunstocker John" = Mary Culton (?-aft1797) (White 1902:566)
      • Joseph Culton Walker (?-1815) = Jane Moore (?-c1818) White 1902:176, 568, 569
      • Mary Walker (?-?) = Abraham Graham (?-?) (White 1902:614)
      • Alexander Walker (?-1820) = Jane Stuart (?-?) (White 1902:615)
      • James Walker (?-?) = Ann Walker (1754-?) (White 1902:615) [Ann is the daughter of Alexander Walker=Jane Hammer]
      • Jane Walker (?-?) = John Ray (?-?) (White 1902:615)
      • John Walker (?-?) = Betsey McCampbell (?-?) (White 1902:616)
      • William Walker (?-?) = Mary Stuart (?-?) (White 1902:616)
      • Samuel Walker (?-?) = Rebecca Gaddus (?-?) (White 1902:619)
      • Margaret Walkr (?-?) = James Carr Frazier (?-?) (White 1902:620)
      • Andrew Walker (?-?) = Betsey McKinney (?-?) (White 1902:620)
      • Eleanor Walker (?-?) = Andrw Martin (?-?) (White 1902:620)


    • Alexander Walker II (? - c1785) aka "Sawney" =Jane (?-?) White 1902:625
      • John (?-?)=Mary Moore (?-?) (White 1902:629)
      • Rebecca Walker (?-?) = Unknown (?-?)
      • Joseph Walker (?-?)
      • Eleanor Walker (?-?) never married

Children of John Walker II of Wigton Scotland, Newry, and the Nottingham LotsEdit


    • Elizabeth Walker (1703-1787) = John Campbell (?-?) (White 1902:3)
      • John Campbell (?-?) died on passage to America (White 1902:4)
      • Esther Campbell (?-?) = Alexander McKinney (?-?) (White 1902:4)
      • Mary Campbell (?-?) = David Chambers (?-?) (White 1902:4)
      • Rachel Campbell (?-c1797) = Thomas Dobbins (?-bef1797) (White 1902:4)
      • Elizabeth Campbell (?-?) Died young (White 1902:4)
      • Jane Campbell (?-1816) = Alexander McPheeters (?-1798) (White 1902:4,5)
      • John Walker Campbell (?-?) = Martha Spears (?-?) (White 1902:4)
      • Elizabeth Campbell (?-?) = James Wallace (?-?)
      • Robert Campbell (c1745-1804) = Rebecca Wallace (?-?) (White 1902:4)





    • Thomas Walker (?-?) died young



    • William Walker (?-?) died young


    • Jane Walker (1712-1793) =James Moore (1711-1791) (White 1902:32)
      • John Moore 1735-1798 = Jane Walker (?-?) (dau. of James Walker=Mary Guffy) (White 1902:32) [DuWilly]
      • Mary Moore (1736-?) (White 1902:69)
      • Rachel Moore (1736-1826) = Rev. William McPheeters (?-?) (White 1902:70)
      • Elizabeth Moore (?-1786) = Michael Coalter (?-?) (White 1902:108)
      • Margaret Jane Moore (?-?) died young
      • James Moore 1740-1786) = Martha Poague (?-?) Abbs Valley (White 1902:145)
      • Joseph Moore (?-?) = Mary Coalter (?-?) (White 1902:174)
      • Jane Moore (?-c1818) = Joseph Walker (?-?) (White 1902:175)
      • Alexander Moore (?-?) (White 1902:69)
      • Samuel Moore (?-?) (White 1902:69)


[Wayne Walker]


    • Joseph Walker (1722-1806) = 1) Nancy McLung (1729-1789), 2) Grizelda McCrosky (?-?) (White 1902:492)
      • Sarah Walker (1750-?) = John Paxton (?-?) (White 1902:495)
      • William (?-?) died young
      • John Walker (?-?) died young
      • Mary Campbell Walker (1754-1811) = Charles John Hays (1752–1810) (White 1902:495)
      • Jane Walker (?-?) = William Walker (1749-1790) (White 1902:290)
      • Elizabeth Walker (1757-1787) (White 1902:495)
      • Joseph Walker (1761-?) = Mary Hays (?-?) (White 1902:512) Line associated with th Polks
      • Susan Walker (1762-1835) = James McCrosky (1760-1835) (White 1902:549)
      • Nancy Walker (1760-1850) = Margaret Warnock (1751-1823) (White 1902:554)
      • James Walker (c1765-1834) = Esther Alexander (?-?) (Widow Alexander) (White 1902:561)
      • Samuel Walker (c1765-?) = Jane Simpson (?-?) (White 1902:495)

    • Mary Walker (?-?) (White 1902:3, considers this questionable)


Conjectural LinesEdit

Lines identified from DNA evidence, but not included in White 1902. The relationship of these lines to the Wigton line is conjectural.

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