No, unfortunately. I have not run across an Simkins. I've searched many WALKER lines, postings, DNA databases and the best source so far has been the SCArchivesOnline. It's there I found several wills. And the information very relevant -- but no proof exactly who Elizabeth (Walker) Thornton's father is. The other very resourceful data are the Censuses. I looked for Walkers near my THorntons. This is the mostly family. I cross-reference it with wills and weed out the others. I have some "most likely" cases from using these sources and methods.
But you gave me a new line to look at - John Walker b Belfast. Do you have more information on his sons??
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