Robert Hall Walker

19 February 1848–11 April 1926 (Age 78)
Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Hall

When Robert Hall Walker was born on 19 February 1848, in Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Henry Walker, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth McNeill, was -6. He married Elizabeth McNeill on 9 September 1872, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in American Fork Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 11 April 1926, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hall Walker
1848–1926
Elizabeth McNeill
1853–1931
Marriage: 9 September 1872
Mary Ellen Walker
1873–1875
Robert Walker
1874–1874
John Walker
1875–1875
Rollin Walker
1876–1950
Mae Walker
1879–1963
Hersel Blaine Walker
1881–1932
Harriet Agnes Walker
1884–1980
Vern Walker
1887–1945
Bessie Walker
1890–1891
Florence Walker
1892–1987
Leland A Walker
1895–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1872American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Walcher
    Waker
    Fuller
    Walke
    Walck

    Story Highlight

    Immigrating on the Charles Buck

    CHARLES BUCK Ship: 1424 tons: 202' x 39' x 19' Built: 1853 at Rockland, Maine Elder Richard Ballantyne, a thirty-seven-year-old Scotsman returning from a mission in India, was appointed …

    Sources (54)

    • Robert Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Robert Walker in entry for Vern Walker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robert Walter, "United States Census, 1900"

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