Joseph Dennis Walker

26 November 1909–13 November 1976 (Age 67)
Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Dennis

When Joseph Dennis Walker was born on 26 November 1909, in Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, Dennis Herbert Walker, was 23 and his mother, Floy L Roberts, was 20. He lived in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 6 Alta Vista, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 13 November 1976, in La Crescenta, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Herbert Walker
1886–1965
Floy L Roberts
1889–1963
Joseph Dennis Walker
1909–1976
Wayne Elmer Walker
1912–1992
Velma Walker
1919–
Erva Crabill
1921–

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1927

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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  • Joe Walker in household of D H Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph D Walker in household of Dennis H Walker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Walker in household of Dennis H Walker, "United States Census, 1920"

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