Annie Ruth Walker

Female1 July 1936–8 May 2010

Brief Life History of Annie Ruth

When Annie Ruth Walker was born on 1 July 1936, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Harvey Andrew Walker, was 45 and her mother, Lottie Mae Prevette, was 39. She had at least 1 son with Charles Allen Mullis Sr. She lived in Windy Gap, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Hamptonville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States for about 3 years. She died on 8 May 2010, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hamptonville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States.

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Charles Allen Mullis Sr
1935–2020
Annie Ruth Walker
1936–2010
Charles Allen Mullis Jr
1955–2010

Sources (16)

  • Annie Walker in household of Harvy A Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Annie Ruth Walker, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Ruth Walker Mullis, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

1941

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

English (mainly North and Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, from Middle English walker, Old English wealcere (an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’), ‘one who trampled cloth in a bath of lye or kneaded it, in order to strengthen it’. 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’. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

History: The name was brought to North America from northern England and Scotland independently by many different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Samuel Walker came to Lynn, MA, c. 1630; Philip Walker was in Rehoboth, MA, in or before 1643. The surname was also established in VA before 1650; a Thomas Walker, born in 1715 in King and Queen County, VA, was a physician, soldier, and explorer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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