Josephine Elizabeth Walker

25 January 1870–1956 (Age 85)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Josephine Elizabeth

When Josephine Elizabeth Walker was born on 25 January 1870, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Albert S. Walker, was 34 and her mother, Ann Coggeshall, was 30. She married George Irving Anthony on 29 October 1891, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States in 1920 and Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States in 1930. She died in 1956, at the age of 86, and was buried in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Irving Anthony
1868–1942
Josephine Elizabeth Walker
1870–1956
Marriage: 29 October 1891
Ruth Elizabeth Anthony
1891–1977
Irving Walker Anthony
1893–1981
Henry Russell Anthony
1899–1927
Pauline Anthony
1902–1991
George Quinton Anthony
1909–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1891
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(5)

    Female1891–1977Female

    Male1893–1981Male

    Henry Russell Anthony

    Male1899–1927Male

    Pauline Anthony

    Female1902–1991Female

    George Quinton Anthony

    Male1909–1990Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1835–1919Male

    Ann Coggeshall

    Female1839–1872Female

siblings

(6)

    Still Born Walker

    Male1862–Male

    Marion Roberta Walker

    Female1864–1865Female

    John Coggeshall Walker

    Male1866–1939Male

    Andrew Walker

    Male1867–1933Male

    Female1870–1956Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 25

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

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)

  • Josephine Anthony in household of George I Anthony, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine E Anthony in household of George G Anthony, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine E Anthony in household of George I Anthony, "United States Census, 1920"

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