John Mansfield Walker

1852–14 June 1904 (Age 52)
Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John Mansfield

When John Mansfield Walker was born in 1852, in Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John C Walker, was 29 and his mother, Clorinda Sammons, was 21. He married Emma Jane Blanchard on 5 September 1869, in Marion, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Marion, Grant, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Aldrich Township, Wadena, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 14 June 1904, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Verndale, Wadena, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mansfield Walker
1852–1904
Emma Jane Blanchard
1852–1927
Marriage: 5 September 1869
Isabelle M Walker
1870–1945
Linnie Malena Walker
1876–1952
Edgar Richard Walker
1871–1962
Katherine Walker
1880–1951
George Raymond Walker
1881–1951
Floyd William Walker
1884–1952
Hazel Erma Walker
1888–1916
Lillie Desire Walker
1891–1977
Merle Clarence Walker
1894–1972
Glen Mansfield Walker
1896–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1869
Marion, Grant, Wisconsin, United States
children

(10)

    Female1870–1945Female

    Edgar Richard Walker

    Male1871–1962Male

    Linnie Malena Walker

    Female1876–1952Female

    Katherine Walker

    Female1880–1951Female

    George Raymond Walker

    Male1881–1951Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John C Walker

    Male1823–1900Male

    Clorinda Sammons

    Female1831–1893Female

siblings

(9)

    George Leander Walker

    Male1845–1918Male

    Male1852–1904Male

    Lydia Maria Walker

    Female1854–1884Female

    Almira E Walker

    Female1857–1894Female

    Robert Finley Walker

    Male1859–1921Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1858

Age 6

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Monsfield Walker, "Wisconsin State Census, 1875"
  • Mansfield Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Manlius Walker, "United States Census, 1900"

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