Capt. John Walker "Walker" Baylor

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John Walker Baylor

Also Known As: "Walker"
Birthplace: New Market, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Paris, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Baylor, III and Frances Baylor (Walker)
Husband of Jane Baylor (Bledsoe)
Father of John Walker Baylor; Robert E. M. Baylor, U.S. Congress; William Miller Baylor; Frances Norton "Fannie" Metcalfe (Baylor) and George W Baylor
Brother of Brevet Brig. General George Baylor (Continental Army); Lucy Page Armistead and Robert Baylor, Sr.,

Occupation: buried in Woodlawn at his home
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About Capt. John Walker "Walker" Baylor

Served as lieutenant of the Third Continental Dragoons, 1777, and rose to the rank of captain.

Capt. Walker Baylor commanded George Washington's Life Guard in the Third Continental Division at the battle of Germantown.

Disabled at Germantown when a bullet shattered his foot

progenitor of the Baylor families of Kentucky and Texas


Baylor, Walker Pen 21 1786-1789

Captain--3rd Regt Light Dragoons

Caroline County Brother John

Wife Fanny

I do, with the advice of council, hereby certify that, Walker Baylor, about

26 years of age, late a captain in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons, appears

to have been disabled in such a manner while in the service of The United States

as to entitle him to the sum of forty five pounds yearly; which allowance

accordingly made him, to commence on the first day of January 1786. Given under

my hand this 27th day of November 1786.

P. Henry

It is hereby certified that Walker Baylor was a captain in the 3rd Regiment of

Light Dragoons and was wounded by a cannon ball at the Battle of German Town

having been in the service of the United States. November 27 1786

signature unreadable

Received of Benj. Taylor deputy for W. Taylor of Caroline twenty two pounds ten

shillings in part of the within.

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Capt. John Walker "Walker" Baylor's Timeline

October 13, 1762
New Market, Virginia, United States
Age 19
Virginia, United States
January 5, 1785
Age 22
Age 28
May 10, 1793
Age 30
Lincoln, Clay County, Kentucky, United States
September 20, 1795
Age 32
Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States
September 14, 1822
Age 59
Paris, Kentucky, United States