Caroline Walker

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

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Walker was born on 17 December 1849, in Townsend Centre, 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, 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Alonzo Kenney



28 September 1875
Townsend Centre, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    Adam Walker


    Hannah Mary Trotter




    Sarah Walker


    Margaret A. Walker


    Suzannah Walker


    Hannah Maria Walker


    Philip Walker


+5 More Children

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 (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)

  • Caroline Kenney, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Caroline Kenney in household of Joseph Kenney, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Caroline Walker in entry for Charles Emerson Kenney, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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