Caroline Walker

17 December 1849–27 April 1921 (Age 71)
Townsend Centre, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Walker was born on 17 December 1849, in Townsend Centre, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, her father, Adam Walker, was 37 and her mother, Hannah Mary Trotter, was 32. She married Joseph Alonzo Kenney on 28 September 1875, in Townsend Centre, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 27 April 1921, in Parry Sound, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Waterford, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.

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Joseph Alonzo Kenney
Caroline Walker
Marriage: 28 September 1875
James Elton Kenney
Charles Emerson Kenney
Willis LeRoy Kenney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1875Townsend Centre, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 18
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 20
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 34
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    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.

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    Sources (14)

    • Caroline Walker in entry for Willis Leroy Kenney, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Caroline Kenney, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Caroline Walker in entry for Charles Emmerson Kenney and Henrietta Moore, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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