Clara M. Walker

28 November 1892–17 July 1974 (Age 81)

The Life of Clara M.

When Clara M. Walker was born on 28 November 1892, her father, Calvin Monroe Walker, was 44 and her mother, Nann Elane Engram, was 22. She married Joseph Sutton Larkins on 23 February 1916, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 5, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 17 July 1974, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sutton Larkins
1891–1973
Clara M. Walker
1892–1974
Marriage: 23 February 1916
Josephine Larkins
1920–
Rachel Larkins
1924–1926
Mary Louise Larkins
1921–1993
Billie Joe Larkins
1929–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1916
Dickson, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Josephine Larkins

    Female1920–Female

    Female1921–1993Female

    Rachel Larkins

    Female1924–1926Female

    Billie Joe Larkins

    Male1929–2007Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1892–1974Female

    Mary Walker

    Female1894–Female

    Dimple Walker

    Female1896–Female

    Irene Walker

    Female1898–1921Female

    Samuel S Walker

    Male1901–Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (3)

  • Clara M Larkin in household of Joseph Larkin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Larkins in household of Joseph S Larkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Larkin in household of Joe Larkin, "United States Census, 1940"

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