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
Elizabeth McNeill
Marriage: 9 September 1872
Mary Ellen Walker
Robert Walker
John Walker
Rollin Walker
Mae Walker
Hersel Blaine Walker
Harriet Agnes Walker
Vern Walker
Bessie Walker
Florence Walker
Leland A Walker

Spouse and Children

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

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    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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