Francis Walker (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of April 12, 2022:

  • Unknown if any surviving patrilineal (Y-DNA, direct male line) descendants of Francis Walker.
  • Recruiting direct male-line Francis Walker (and father, Joseph) descendants for SNP testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact


First Generation

Francis Walker was born about 1637, son of Joseph Walker and Hanna Moses. Francis died Middleborough in 1702. He married before 23 Jul 1668 Elizabeth Soule and they had one child: Isaac (c1667).

Second Generation

Isaac Walker was born Plymouth about 1667 and died Woodbridge, NJ about 1719. He married Woodbridge 8 Jul 1692 Desire Shelley and they had seven children: Elias (1693), Isaac (1695), George (1698), Francis (1700), Samuel (1703), Desire (c1706) and ___ (c1709 prob. d.y.)

DNA results TBD

Previous Y-DNA testing

Further needed testing

We need additional direct male-line descendants of Joseph Walker (father of Francis) to WGS/NGS test to define the haplogroup.

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