William Denton Walker

about 1885–
Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Denton

When William Denton Walker was born about 1885, in Sabine, Louisiana, United States, his father, Reuben Brown Walker, was 43 and his mother, Caroline H. Everett, was 42.

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Reuben Brown Walker
1842–
Caroline H. Everett
1843–1900
William Denton Walker
1885–
William Denton Walker
1886–1970
Carrie Eugene Walker
1887–
Harriet Elizabeth Walker
1889–1955

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 5

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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