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
Clara M. Walker
Marriage: 23 February 1916
Josephine Larkins
Rachel Larkins
Mary Louise Larkins
Billie Joe Larkins

Spouse and Children

23 February 1916
Dickson, Tennessee, United States


    Josephine Larkins



    Rachel Larkins


    Billie Joe Larkins


Parents and Siblings




    Mary Walker


    Dimple Walker


    Irene Walker


    Samuel S Walker


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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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