Edward Gray Walker

6 August 1835–6 January 1872 (Age 36)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Edward Gray

When Edward Gray Walker was born on 6 August 1835, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Noah Spencer Walker, was 31 and his mother, Lois Ann Walker, was 22. He married Mary E Fox on 9 July 1857, in Polk, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Polk, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Jefferson Township, Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 6 January 1872, in Dunnegan, Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Plum Grove Cemetery, Humansville, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Gray Walker
Mary E Fox
Marriage: 9 July 1857
Thomas Smith Walker
Henrietta Catherine Walker
Mariah Louisa Walker
Joseph Gravely Walker
Noah Sylvester Walker
Delilah Lois Walker

Spouse and Children

9 July 1857
Polk, Missouri, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Noah Spencer Walker


    Lois Ann Walker





    Wiley Jordan Walker


    Calvin Baldridge ( Baldwin) Walker



    Martha Ann Walker


World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 3

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • Edward G Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edward G Walker in household of Asa Simpson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E G Walker in entry for Noah Sylvester Walker and Lillie Alice Seiber, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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