Jane Walker

about 1540–12 February 1635 (Age 95)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

Jane Walker was born about 1540, in London, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Thomas Walker. She married John Boys in 1562. She died on 12 February 1635, in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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John Boys
Jane Walker
Marriage: 1562

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    Thomas Walker




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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