Algernon Sidney Walker Jr

7 June 1848–13 October 1919 (Age 71)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Algernon Sidney

When Algernon Sidney Walker Jr was born on 7 June 1848, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, Algernon Sydney Walker, was 37 and his mother, Malvina M McReynolds, was 35. He married Grace Evelyn McGoodwin in 1878, in Simpson, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 13 October 1919, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Algernon Sidney Walker Jr
1848–1919
Grace Evelyn McGoodwin
1857–1945
Marriage: 1878
James Lafayette Walker
1881–1957
Algernon Sidney Walker
1882–1935
David Albert Walker
1884–1953
James Lafayette Walker
1884–1943
Queen Evelyn Walker
1892–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1878
Simpson, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • A S Walker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A S Walker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sidney A Walker, "United States Census, 1880"

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