Autie Lewis WALKER

23 August 1894–15 June 1971 (Age 76)
Christian, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Autie Lewis

When Autie Lewis WALKER was born on 23 August 1894, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Walter Walker, was 37 and his mother, Emma Susan Miles, was 31. He married Beatrice Ollie Richardson on 30 December 1917, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Concord, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 June 1971, in Colchester, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Moss Ridge Cemetery, Carthage Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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Autie Lewis WALKER
Beatrice Ollie Richardson
Marriage: 30 December 1917
Lewis Onlyn WALKER
Raymond Otha Walker
James Elihu WALKER
Mary Etta WALKER

Spouse and Children

30 December 1917
Christian, Kentucky, United States



    Raymond Otha Walker


    James Elihu WALKER


    Mary Etta WALKER


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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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  • Autie Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Autie Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Autie Walker, "United States Census, 1920"

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