Bruce Welker

18 January 1888–19 January 1963 (Age 75)
Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Bruce

When Bruce Welker was born on 18 January 1888, in Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Welker, was 55 and his mother, Mary Walton, was 48. He married Lilly Belle Harrison on 13 September 1900, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Clinton, Clinton Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1937. He died on 19 January 1963, in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Brazil, Brazil Township, Clay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bruce Welker
Lilly Belle Harrison
Marriage: 13 September 1900
Homer Seymore Welker
Huron Welker
Donivan Welker
Dorothy Rose Welker
Oscar Vernon Welker

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal
Age 4
The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 20
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

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Sources (14)

  • Bruce Welker in household of Joseph Welker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bruce Welker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bruce Welker, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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