Susan A. Walker

about 1856–13 May 1884 (Age 28)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan A.

When Susan A. Walker was born about 1856, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph N. Walker, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Sally Caylor, was 26. She married Frederick L Emert on 18 December 1877. She died on 13 May 1884, at the age of 28, and was buried in Myers Cemetery, Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Frederick L Emert
Susan A. Walker
Marriage: 18 December 1877

Spouse and Children

18 December 1877

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Sally Caylor




    Mary Catherine Walker



    Joseph Houston Walker


World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Susan Walker Emert, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susan A. Or Suesann Walker, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Susan A. Or Suesann Walker, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"

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