Mary Walker

10 March 1769–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Walker was born on 10 March 1769, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Walker, was 30 and her mother, Agnes Reston, was 31.

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Family Time Line

George Walker
1739–1825
Agnes Reston
1738–
Jean Walker
1766–
John Walker
1767–
Mary Walker
1769–
Agnes Walker
1771–
Margaret Walker
1771–
William Walker
1772–
William Walker
1773–
Elizabeth Walker
1773–
George Walker
1775–
Margaret Walker
1777–
Alexander Walker
1780–
Isobel Walker
1782–

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 33

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 61

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Mary Walker, "Scotland Presbyterian & Protestant Church Records, 1736-1990"

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