Martin WALKER Military Record

Madison Co. AL


MARTIN WALKER, Born 3-25-1814, Madison Co. Al, came to Texas in 1835, Wounded in Battle of San Jacinto, Mina Volunteer. Historical marker erected by the State of Texas in 1962. Inscription on Marker which is erected at the foot of his 10 ft. Cemetery Marker. Martin Walker was a spy for Sam Houston at San Jacinto. He is the son of James and Salley Walker of Madison Co. Al. Martin came to Texas with Jane Walker, his sister and her husband Philip J. Allen, who had a Landgrant "El Mina " later Bastrop Co. Texas. Jane Walker Allen , GGgrandmother of mine.


Martin Walker was given Don Cert. 120 for 640 acres from San Jacinto War, 21 May, 1838 for his service and being wounded in the Battle of San Jacinto.


Landgrant was in El Mina Landgrant, Bastrop Co. Texas


Texas Marker and Cemetery are located 7 Miles W. of Bastrop, Texas, in the Walker-Watson Cemetery.


Submitted by: Gayle Grantham, Houston, Tx. (Gayle1937@aol.com)

 

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