Robert Walker

about 1815–26 February 1868 (Age 53)
Of Tollcross, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Robert

When Robert Walker was born about 1815, his father, John Walker, was 44 and his mother, Isobel Baird, was 38. He married Elizabeth Wales after 1827, in Scotland, United Kingdom. He died on 26 February 1868, at the age of 53.

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Robert Walker
1815–1868
Elizabeth Wales
1805–
Marriage: after 1827

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
after 1827
Scotland, United Kingdom

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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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