James L Walker

12 September 1811–11 May 1866 (Age 54)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James L

James L Walker was born on 12 September 1811, in Pennsylvania, United States. He had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with Margaret J. He lived in Mound Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Little Britain, Little Britain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1890. In 1850, at the age of 39, his occupation is listed as lawyer in Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 11 May 1866, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James L Walker
1811–1866
Margaret J
1816–1892
John C Walker
1838–
Mary L Walker
1840–
Barbara E Walker
1843–
George S Walker
1845–
Ellen Mc F. Walker
1849–
Mary Elizabeth Walker
1850–1886
Jenny Walker
1854–
Lillian Walker
1859–
Adelaide Walker
1860–

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World Events (8)

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 1

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1818

Age 7

Illinois is the 21st state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • James L Walker, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • James Walker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James S Walker, "United States Census, 1850"

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