Mary Ann Walker

1784–15 June 1851 (Age 67)
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Walker was born in 1784, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Walker, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth McCampbell, was 19. She married Daniel Wills about 1811, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 June 1851, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Apple Creek Cemetery, Shawnee Township, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wills
1786–1874
Mary Ann Walker
1784–1851
Marriage: about 1811
Garrett Wills
1807–
Nancy Wills
about 1810–
William H. Wills
1811–
Daniel Wills II
1812–
Osburn Wills
1812–
John Wills
1813–1878
Hugh Wills
1814–1880
Polly A Wills
1820–1877

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1811North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 5
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    1803
    Age 19
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly North and Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, from Middle English walker, Old English wealcere (an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’), ‘one who trampled cloth in a bath of lye or kneaded it, in order to strengthen it’. 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’. This surname is also very common among African Americans.History: The name was brought to North America from northern England and Scotland independently by many different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Samuel Walker came to Lynn, MA, c. 1630; Philip Walker was in Rehoboth, MA, in or before 1643. The surname was also established in VA before 1650; a Thomas Walker, born in 1715 in King and Queen County, VA, was a physician, soldier, and explorer.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Walcher
    Waker
    Fuller
    Walke
    Walck

    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Walker - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mary Ann Walker
    • Mary Ann Walker Wills, "Find A Grave Index"

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