Sarah Caroline Walker

1 January 1828–22 May 1888 (Age 60)
Van Buren, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Caroline

When Sarah Caroline Walker was born on 1 January 1828, in Van Buren, Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Micajah Walker, was 45 and her mother, Jane Jenny Anderson, was 45. She married James K Polk Howard on 6 November 1852, in Van Buren, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 22 May 1888, in Van Buren, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

James K Polk Howard
1826–1892
Sarah Caroline Walker
1828–1888
Marriage: 6 November 1852
Nancy Howard
1853–
Sarah J. Howard
1855–
Mary Howard
1856–1930
Emmaline Howard
1860–1936
Isaac J. Howard
1864–1919
Lodema E. Howard
1865–1875
Caroline Howard
1867–1944
Morgan Howard
1869–
Cager D Howard
1870–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1852
Van Buren, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Micajah Walker

    Male1783–1867Male

    Jane Jenny Anderson

    Female1783–1853Female

siblings

(7)

    David Anderson Walker

    Male1804–1856Male

    Robert Walker

    Male1810–1851Male

    Elisabeth Becky Walker

    Female1812–1882Female

    Joseph H Walker Sr

    Male1813–1892Male

    Micajah Dodson Walker

    Male1821–1893Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 7

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Sarah Howard in household of James Howard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah C Howard in household of James Howard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah C Walker in household of Micajah Walker, "United States Census, 1850"

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