Elias and Rebecca Walker Durnford

Elias Durnford (1739-1794) and Rebecca Walker were married in 1769. Durnford was a central figure in the establishment of the colony British West Florida. He was chief engineer and surveyor general of the colony, and in 1769 was named lieutenant governor. He served in that capacity until Spanish forces invaded West Florida in 1779 and later established their own colony, Spanish West Florida.

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