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Loyalist Directory: Daniel, Sr. Walker

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Surname : Walker
Given name : Daniel, Sr.
Rank : Private
Where Resettled : Ernestown
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Source : Reid's "Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution"
UEL List
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : Sir John Johnston's Brigade
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : born Vermont
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : 05 July 1795, Ernestown, UC
Place of Burial : Ernestown
Wife Name : Mary Young (d. 1829, Ernestown, UC)
Children : 1. Mary m. Brumb Hough of Kingston,
2. Daniel Jr. (b. Vermont) m Elizabeth Lake (dau of Christopher Lake),
3. Susannah,
4. Christopher,
5. John
Biography :  
Proven Descendants : Manitoba 2001.04.03;
Dianne Rempel of Manitoba Br., MC 9243-01 on 2001.09.03
Military Info : Suspected by rebels of corresponding with the enemy, was confined to his land until he escaped in July 1777 to join Army. Was captured by rebels a few days before Burgoyne's capitulation, but escaped after it to re-join Army on retreat. Served until reduction of Royal Rangers.

Also - Found on "A List of Men who Enlisted by ordres of the late Mr. Howetson for Sir John Johnston's (sic) Brigade and joined Joseph Brant's Volunteers of their own accord."
Loyalist Genealogy : 1) Daniel Walker Sr (b Vermont d 05 July 1795 Ernestown UC) m. Mary Young (d 1829, Ernestown, UC).,

2) Daniel Walker Jr. (b. Vermont)

3) John Walker (b 1798) m. 17 Dec 1820 at Ernestown Eve (Eva) Davy (b 28 Mar 1802 Ernestown). Children were
- Jemima m. Sylvanus Deyo,
- Sarah,
- William,
- Charles,
- John Davy,
- Aaron,
- Samuel,
- Annie,
- David

4) John Davy Walker (b 1832 d 10 Oct 1906 Verona ON) m. 05 April 1853 Bedford Twp Jane McKeever (b 1834 Ireland). Children were:
- Charles m. Maggie Brown,
- James m. Harriet Genge,
- Nancy m. Alex Thompson,
- Samuel m. Mary Campbell,
- Wiliam John m. Mary Jane McKnight,
- Margaret,
- David m. Mary Quin,
- Mary Ann m John Redmond

5) Margaret Jane Walker (b 11 Sept 1865 Hinchingbrook, CW d 1951Winnipeg MB, buried Sydenham ON) m. 1887 Chester McKnight (b 11 Oct 1864 Hinchingbrook CW d 1928, buried Sydenham ON). Children were:
- Edmond m. Anna Hill,
- Lois Grace,
- Lulu m. Thomas Watson,
- Eliot m. Pansy Percy

6) Lois Grace McKnight (b 02 Mar 1892, Godfrey, ON d 22 Nov 1976, Brandon MB) m. 26 Aug 1924 in Godfrey ON Walter Forsyth (b 05 April 1899 Forest MB d 03 Mar 1985 Brandon MB). Children were:
- Ian Chester m. Amy Mallett,
- Shirley Bernice m. Norman Stuart D'Arcy

7) Private
Family History :  
Family Genealogy :  
Other Info : Submitted by Alice Walchuk, MB Branch Genealogist walchuks@drytel.net
Reserved :