The History of the Walker Family and the Times They Lived is a genealogy study into the families that have married into the Drake family. This study is based on the families that married into the Bettie Eileen Walker Drake family. This study includes the marriage of Merrill Clayton Drake to Bettie Eileen Walker. The Walker family study traces their ancestry back to their origin in England. The study takes into consideration the hardships they faced in migrating from England to the Virginia Colony. This book attempts to report the immigration of the Walker families and identifies the ships that they sailed on to immigrate to America. It describes world events that occurred during their lifetimes that had an effect on their existence. The study was developed from family data available to the author. It includes war records for selected individuals drafted into World War II and other wars starting with the American Revolution. This study is a dedication to my family.