Joseph Walker

24 March 1746–18 March 1769 (Age 22)
Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Walker was born on 24 March 1746, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin Walker, was 42 and his mother, Mary Bicknell, was 42. He died on 18 March 1769, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Walker
1703–1787
Mary Bicknell
1703–1746
Elezebeth Walker
1726–1726
Mary Walker
1726–1726
Benjamin Walker
1728–1728
Elizebeth Walker
1729–
Benjamin Walker Jr
1730–1802
Ebenezer Walker
1731–1806
Mary Walker
1732–1774
Ephriam Walker
1734–1808
Hannah Walker
1737–1737
Ruth Walker
1738–1821
John Walker
1743–1776
Joseph Walker
1746–1769

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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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  • Joseph Walker, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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