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Lewis Walker

Birthplace: Redstone, Pembrokeshire, or, Merionethshire, Wales
Death: December 14, 1728 (71-72)
Tredyffrin, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
Place of Burial: Wayne, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Walker, of Hadley and Cecily Walker
Husband of Mary Walker
Father of Joseph Walker; Elizabeth Hamer; Hannah Evans; Enoch Walker; Abel Walker and 3 others
Brother of John Walker; Heneage Walker and Jane Morris

Occupation: farmer, Quaker
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About Lewis Walker

Lewis was a follower of George Fox, the Quaker, and was disowned by his relatives and deprived of government honors; or as said by some one at the time, "he laid down these honors conferred by the government" Source Biographic Annals of Lancaster County Volume I

Came Originally from the Border of Scotland. Bet. 1684 - 1687, Came to PA from Merioneth in Wales. Settled in Phila, then Valley Forge. Donated ground for a Quaker meeting-house & cemetery. Erected first stone residence at Valley Forge. Purchased 1,000 acres from William Penn. Residence later used by George Washington during Revolutionary War. Residence:"Rehobeth" Chester Valley Tredyffrin Twp. Religion: Society of Friends. Buried in Valley Friends Cemetery, Wayne, PA.

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Lewis Walker's Timeline

Merionethshire, Wales
February 26, 1693
Radnor, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
February 27, 1696
Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
August 7, 1696
Radnor, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
November 15, 1699
Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania
April 3, 1701
July 17, 1703
Radnor Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania
March 7, 1705
Radnor, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA