Mary Rellie Walker

,, Georgia, USA

The Life of Mary Rellie

When Mary Rellie Walker was born in 1849, her father, Robert M. Walker, was 27 and her mother, Eliza Jane Atkins, was 25. She lived in Henry, Georgia, United States in 1860 and District 767, Henry, Georgia, United States in 1870.

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Robert M. Walker
Eliza Jane Atkins
Margaret Elizabeth Walker
Mary Rellie Walker
Adaline M. Walker
Cordella T Walker
Josephus Atkins Walker
William Walker
Emma A. Walker
Martha J. Walker
Frances J. "Nezzie" Walker
Catherine Walker
Robert Chappell Walker

Parents and Siblings

    Robert M. Walker


    Eliza Jane Atkins




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World Events (8)


Age 12

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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  • Rellie Walker in household of Robert N Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary R Walker in household of Robt M Walker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Belley M Walker in household of Robert M Walker, "United States Census, 1880"

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