First settled the Mountain in 1789, according to Grandpa in the Homecoming Pre-2 and The Deed s1/e20 Arrived on Mountain with only a mule, plow, and rifle s1/e4 Married Rebecca Lee Walton He and Rebecca Lee are mentioned when John-Boy and Jenny walk up to the old homestead s1/e17 Original Walton to settle Mountain in 1765 s7/e23 Cleared the land and went to Buckingham County to buy a Jersey milk cow in 1796 s1/e20 Children Samuel and unknown (father of Zadock) Built and played the 108 year old fiddle that he gave to Zadock, who then gave it to John, who gave it to Jason in s8/e17 The Remembrance.