WALKER, THOMAS (?–?). Thomas Walker was a partner of Thomas H. Borden and Henry W. Johnson as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists. They received title to a sitio of land in present Brazoria County on July 29, 1824. Worth S. Ray, in Austin Colony Pioneers, records that Thomas Walker, a son of James Walker, married Amanda Middleton on May 20, 1840. Whether or not this Thomas Walker is the original colonist is not certain.
Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897).
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