Katie Walk

Brief Life History of Katie

When Katie Walk was born on 19 December 1868, in Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Walk, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Faith, was 27. She married John Sherman Davison on 10 February 1892, in Butler, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tribune Township, Greeley, Kansas, United States in 1940 and Russell, Russell, Kansas, United States for about 1 years. She died on 7 March 1952, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Tribune, Greeley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sherman Davison
Katie Walk
Marriage: 10 February 1892
Leroy Davison
Orpha Pearl Davison
Orion Lindell Davison
Annabelle L. Davison
Nelle Bly Davison
Perry R. Davison
Kathryn Viola Davison
John Albert "Jack" Davison
Frank George Davison
Ethel Mae Davison
Henry "Earle" Davison

Sources (19)

  • Kattie Davison, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Katie Walk - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Katie Walk
  • Katie Walk Davison, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Historical Boundaries: 1871: Russell, Kansas, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Walko.

German: occupational name, a variant of Walke .

English (Devon): apparently from Middle English walk ‘path, footway, place for walking’, perhaps a topographic name denoting someone who lived near or by a footpath. In some cases this may be a variant of Walkey, mainly found in Devon and Cornwall, which is unexplained.

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

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