Welcome Walker

2 September 1809–9 April 1811 (Age 1)
Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Welcome

When Welcome Walker was born on 2 September 1809, in Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, John Walker, was 36 and his mother, Molly Amidown, was 36. He died on 9 April 1811, in his hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Walker
1773–1830
Molly Amidown
1773–1861
Betsey Walker
1793–
Rufus Walker
1793–1821
Benjamin Walker
1796–1812
Polly Walker
1799–1867
Roxy Walker
1802–
Content Walker
1804–1884
Cynthia "Sinthey" Walker
1807–1877
Welcome Walker
1809–1811
Lucy Walker
1814–1837

Parents and Siblings

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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)

  • Welcome Walker, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Welcome Walker, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Welcome Walker - Published information: birth: 2 September 1805; Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States

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