Ezra Foutz Walker

25 January 1859–3 November 1950 (Age 91)
Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ezra Foutz

When Ezra Foutz Walker was born on 25 January 1859, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Henson Walker Jr., was 38 and his mother, Margaret D Foutz, was 19. He married Laura Jane Brown on 8 December 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Battle Creek, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 3 November 1950, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Foutz Walker
1859–1950
Annie Swensen
1861–1920
Marriage: 29 May 1889
Amee Walker
1890–1938
Harold Swensen Walker
1893–1976
Paul Knud Walker
1896–1983
Margaret Walker
1900–1988
Ruth Walker
1902–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1889Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1886
    Age 27
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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

    Sources (47)

    • Ezar Walker in entry for Margaret Mum Walker, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Ezra F Walter in household of Elizabeth Walter, "United States Census, 1880"
    • E F Walker in entry for Paul K Walker and La Rue Munk, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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