Elizabeth Walker

16 February 1777–1845 (Age 67)
Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Walker was born on 16 February 1777, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ephraim Nathaniel Walker, was 28 and her mother, Dorothy Bailey, was 25. She married Baylie Phillips on 5 July 1800. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1845, in Hartland, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in West Highland, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Baylie Phillips
Elizabeth Walker
Marriage: 5 July 1800
Samuel Phillips
Eliza Phillips
Charles Bayles Phillips

Spouse and Children

    Baylie Phillips



5 July 1800


    Samuel Phillips


    Eliza Phillips


    Charles Bayles Phillips


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 6

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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  • Elisebeth Walker, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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