About the Book
Thirty years in the making, Walkerana Volume I is a definitive early history of the Walker family of Browningsville, Montgomery County, Maryland. This volume traces the origins of the Walker family in North America. It includes a history of the Walker name and family farm. It details the lives of times of founder, Francis Walker; Revolutionary War veteran, George Walker; and Elisha Walker who left Maryland for Ohio in the 1820's. This edition includes many color photographs of key landmarks, rare and never-before published Walker Bible records, new D.N.A. test results showing ancient Walker ancestry, copies of land grants, deeds, wills, and other original documents related to the Walker family. This book by descendant Stewart E. Walker, III is destined to become a treasured heirloom for future generations and a starting point for both experienced and new Walker family researchers.
Stewart E. "Gene" Walker, III is an avid Walker family historian. He teaches U.S. History for Montgomery County Public Schools and is married with two children. He enjoys genealogical research, travel, and writing. He published Mendelssohn Terrace: A History of the Walker Family Farm in 2013 and Walkerana Volume I in 2014 both available on Blurb.com.