Henry Walker

11 July 1845–
Wear Valley, Sevier, Southwest Territory, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Walker was born on 11 July 1845, in Wear Valley, Sevier, Southwest Territory, United States, his father, Thomas Jones "Devlin Tom" Walker, was 25 and his mother, Eliza Jane Myers, was 22. He lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Sevier, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jones "Devlin Tom" Walker
1820–1893
Eliza Jane Myers
1822–1879
John Nicton Walker
1841–1921
William Wallace Walker
1842–1884
Catherine Walker
1843–1850
James Walker
1844–
Henry Walker
1845–
Jane Jennie Walker
1847–
Charles Walker
1849–1900
Daniel L Walker
1851–1926
Elizabeth Walker
1853–1939
Giles Walker
1855–1930
Susan Walker
1857–1908
Peter Sherman Walker
1858–1916
Thomas Franklin Walker
1861–1942
Nancy A. Walker
1864–1915
Alice Walker
1865–1865
Mary Walker
1867–1867

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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 (2)

  • Henry Walker in household of Thomas Walker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Walker in household of Thomas Walker, "United States Census, 1860"

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