Emma Walker

October 1866–28 March 1895 (Age 28)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Walker was born in October 1866, in Illinois, United States, her father, George S. Walker, was 50 and her mother, Pluma Marshall, was 36. She died on 28 March 1895, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

George S. Walker
1816–
Pluma Marshall
1830–1884
Georgie Ann L. Walker
1852–
Eugenia O. Walker
1854–
Alice May Walker
1862–1912
William Martin Walker
1864–1946
William T. Walker
1865–1920
Emma Walker
1866–1895
Emily Walker
1867–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1816–Male

    Pluma Marshall

    Female1830–1884Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 9

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Walker - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Emma Walker

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