Alice Walker

28 October 1885–
Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Walker was born on 28 October 1885, her father, George Wigley Walker, was 34 and her mother, Alice Saphronia Persons, was 34. She lived in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Ecclesall, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

George Wigley Walker
1851–1912
Alice Saphronia Persons
1851–
Lilly Walker
1875–
William Walker
1877–
Joseph Walker
1879–
Lawrence Walker
1883–
Alice Walker
1885–
Frederic Walker
1888–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1908
Age 23
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid
Age 30
During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.
1918
Age 33
WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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.

Possible Related Names

Tucker
Walcher
Fuller
Walke
Walck
Welker

Sources (7)

  • Alice Walker in household of George Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alice Walker, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Alice Walker in household of George Wigley Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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