Mary Walker

about 1828–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Walker was born about 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert S. Walker, was 25 and her mother, Patience Luce, was 22. She lived in Salt Lick Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Robert S. Walker
1803–1850
Patience Luce
1806–1870
Mary Walker
1828–
Joseph Walker
1829–1855
James W. Walker
1831–1876
Thomas Walker
1832–1896
James W Walker
1835–
Elizabeth Ellen Walker
1836–1910
Harriet Walker
1839–1916
Robert Walker
1841–1864
Martha Jane Walker
1844–1938

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 8

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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  • Mary Walker in household of Robert S Walker, "United States Census, 1850"

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