Lynn Porter Walker

25 December 1906–23 June 1960 (Age 53)
New Mexico, United States

The Life of Lynn Porter

When Lynn Porter Walker was born on 25 December 1906, in New Mexico, United States, his father, Herbert Henry Walker, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ellen Porter, was 20. He lived in San Ildefonso Pueblo, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 13 Dam Site, Bent, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 23 June 1960, in Gilman, Eagle, Colorado, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Glenwood Springs, Garfield, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Henry Walker
1874–1925
Mary Ellen Porter
1886–1963
Forrest Walker
1905–1910
Lynn Porter Walker
1906–1960
Alice Josephine Walker
1909–
Hazel Irene Walker
1912–1997
Ethel Florence Walker
1918–1983
Lawrence George Walker
1922–1922
Clarence James Walker
1922–1966

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 3

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1912

Age 6

New Mexico is the 47th state.
1921 · Flash floods kill 1500

Age 15

On June 3 1921, flash floods in Pueblo cause over $20 million in damage and kill over 1,500 people in its wake.

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)

  • Lynn Walker in household of Herbert H Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lynn P Walker in household of Herbert H Walker, "United States Census, 1910"

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