Richard WALKER

Male 1611 - Bef 1687  (< 76 years)

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  1. 1.  Richard WALKER was born 1611; died Bef 16 May 1687; was buried 16 May 1687, Lynn, Massachusetts.


    "The Great Migration Begins": by Robert charles Anderson -
    ORIGIN: Unknown
    MIGRATION: 1633
    REMOVES: Reading by 1647, Boston by 1666, Lynn by 1673
    OCCUPATION: Soldier
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Lynn (or perhaps Salem) church prior to 4 March 1633/4 implied by freemanship
    FREEMAN: 4 March 1633/4. Took the oath of allegiance to the king, as an inhabitant of Lynn, 1678
    EDUCATION: He signed his name to all important documents.
    OFFICES: Deputy to General Court for lynn, 13 May 1640, 1 June 1641. Committee to set the bounds between Lynn and Salem, 13 February 1638. Grand jury, as "Lt. Rich. Walker," 25 January 1641, 27 December 1642, 27 June 1643, 27 September 1681. Jury, 3 October 1637, 26 December 1637, 31 December 1639, 29 December 1640. Commissioner to end small causes for Lynn, 1678-83. Lynn selectman, 1657, 1673-75, 1678-79
    Chosen ensign for Saugus, 9 March 1636/7. Admitted to Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, 1638. Captain for the company at Reading, 7 October 1651.
    Deputy governor of Nova Scotia under Sir Thomas Temple, 1670. On 11 November 1670 Richard Walker acknowledged receipt of L143 from Sir Thomas Temple and released Temple of all dbt to him.
    ESTATE: On 29 September 1646 "Capt. Richard Walker of Redding... & Sarah my wife and Lt. Thomas Marshall & Rebeccah my wife" sold to Francis Smith five hundred acres of upland and meadow in Reading. On 13 February 1652(3) Captain richard Walker of Reading sold to John Pearson of Reading ten acres of land in Reading.
    On July 1667 Nathaniel Robinson of Boston and Damaris his wife sold to Captain Richard Walker of Boston a parcel of land in the North End of Boston.
    On 16 October 1672 Captain Richard Walker of Lynn sold to Thomas Bancroft twenty acres of upland and two parcels of meadow in Reading.
    On 20 September 1677 "Richard Walker of Linn...gnet. & Sarah his wife" deeded to "our loving son Suball Walker of Bradford" yeoman and to "our loving daughter-in-law Sarah Walker relict widow of our son Obadiah Walker late of Boston...merchant deceased" three hundred ninety-two acres in Reading, along with one hundred acres of upland and a parcel of meadow in Bear Meadow; the rantors altered this grant by stating that the one hundred acres of upland and one-third of the meadow should go to son Nathaniel Walker.
    On May 1680 "Mr. Richrd Walker of Linn, yeoman," sold to Mr. John Legg of Marblehead, shoemaker, one hundred acres of upland and seven acres of fresh meadow in Reading.
    Administration of estate of Captain Richard Walker of Lynn was granted to his widow, Sarah Walker, on 19 June 1688.
    BIRTH: about 1611
    DEATH: Buried Lynn 16 may 1687 ("this day Capt. Walker, a very aged planter, buried at Lin".)
    MARRIAGE (1) by 1637 Jane Talmage, daughter of Thomas Talmage. She was deceased by 1640. (2) By about 1642 Sarah ? She was living on 19 June 1688.

    Richard married Jane TALMAGE Abt 1638. Jane (daughter of Thomas TALMADGE and UNKNOWN) was born , England; died 03 Sep 1640. [Group Sheet]

    1. Shubal WALKER was born Abt 1639, Lynn, Massachusetts; died 22 Jan 1689, Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts.

    Richard married Sarah ? Abt 1642. Sarah died Aft 19 Jun 1688. [Group Sheet]

    1. Nathaniel WALKER was born 1642.
    2. Obadiah WALKER was born 1648.
    3. Elizabeth WALKER was born 1644.
    4. Tabitha WALKER was born 09 Nov 1647, Reading, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2