Joseph Harvey Walkup

13 September 1887–21 September 1973 (Age 86)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph Harvey

When Joseph Harvey Walkup was born on 13 September 1887, in Union, North Carolina, United States, his father, Israel Pickens Walkup, was 61 and his mother, Frances Broom, was 35. He married Delila Neal about 1910, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson, Union, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 September 1973, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Harvey Walkup
Delila Neal
Marriage: about 1910
Burton Pickens Walkup
Joseph Neal Walkup
Delilah Eunice Walkup
Billie Robert Walkup
Mary Frances Walker
Howard Lee Walker
Elizabeth Ann Walkup

Spouse and Children

about 1910
North Carolina, United States


    Burton Pickens Walkup


    Joseph Neal Walkup



    Billie Robert Walkup


    Mary Frances Walker


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 10

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph H Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph H Walkup, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Walkup in household of Israel P Walkup, "United States Census, 1910"

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