Widow Walker had two children who preceeded her to the new world. James (age 15) and Sarah (age 17) were listed as Servants to John Browne. They travelled on the Ship Elizabeth which left London in April 1635 for Massachusetts. Also on the ship were two other Walker's: Richard (age 24) and William (age 15)

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Robert Walker was born 1607 in Manchester, England. He was indentured to the Winthrop Co. and arrived in America in 1630. He became a 'freeman" in 1634, married Sarah Leager, and settled in Boston, MA.

Robert Walker, insofar as we can determine was the first individual with the Walker surname in the new world. One of his direct descendants is John Walker, the subject of this website.

 

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