Emma Jane Walker

11 January 1865–8 June 1943 (Age 78)
Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Walker was born on 11 January 1865, in Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Josiah J. Walker, was 33 and her mother, Sarah J. Larmon, was 17. She married John H. Becker on 8 August 1889, in Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 8 June 1943, in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hays Mill, Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John H. Becker
1859–1921
Emma Jane Walker
1865–1943
Marriage: 8 August 1889
Virgil Walker
1879–1881
Susan Margaretta Becker
1886–1961
Lewis Franklin Becker
1890–1957
Mary E. Becker
1891–
Milton Alexander Becker
1892–
Clara Delilah Becker
1895–1986
Lester Emerson Becker
1899–
Sarah Jane Becker
1900–1983
William P Becker
1903–1930
Lucinda "Lucy" C. Becker
1907–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 August 1889
Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Virgil Walker

    Male1879–1881Male

    Female1886–1961Female

    Male1890–1957Male

    Mary E. Becker

    Female1891–Female

    Milton Alexander Becker

    Male1892–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1831–1904Male

    Sarah J. Larmon

    Female1847–1909Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Emma J Becker in household of John Becker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma J Becker in household of John Becker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Becker in household of John Becker, "United States Census, 1910"

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