Zeb Norman Walker

12 November 1884–6 April 1965 (Age 80)
Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Zeb Norman

When Zeb Norman Walker was born on 12 November 1884, in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, his father, John Wesley Walker, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Jackie Akers, was 32. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Limestone, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 6 April 1965, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Walker
1848–1934
Sarah Jackie Akers
1852–1910
Albert Asbury Walker
1869–1882
Sarah Elizabeth Walker
1871–1966
Annie Beulah Walker
1874–1945
Thomas J. Walker
1876–1972
Jessie Maud Walker
1879–1880
John Robert Walker
1881–1905
Zeb Norman Walker
1884–1965
James Hiram Walker
1887–1961
Bertha Merle Walker
1889–1968
Inis Leo Walker
1896–1964

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Zeb N Walker in household of John W Walker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zeb Norman Walker, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Zeb Norman Walker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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