Charles Lowell Walker

17 November 1832–11 January 1904 (Age 71)
Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles Lowell

When Charles Lowell Walker was born on 17 November 1832, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Gibson Walker, was 36 and his mother, Mary Godwin, was 34. He married Abigail Middlemass on 28 September 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. In 1904, at the age of 71, his occupation is listed as "night watchman" in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. He died on 11 January 1904, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Lowell Walker
1832–1904
Sarah Smith
1858–1932
Marriage: 12 January 1877
Mary Walker
1878–1879
Luella Walker
1881–1882
Moroni Smith Walker
1884–1947
Lowell Walker
1886–1887
Winifred Walker
1888–1948
Effie Walker
1891–1988
Seth Godwin Walker
1893–1985
Irene Walker
1896–1971

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens
    Age 18
    Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 22
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    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

    Abigail Middlemass Walker by Zaidee W. Miles (1943)

    At nineteen Abigail was married to a young Englishman, Charles Lowell Walker, September 28, 1861 in the Endowment House by D.H. Wells. They began keeping house in a small home made of logs, in t …

    Sources (49)

    • Charles L. Walker, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Charles Walker in household of Wm Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Charles L Walker in entry for Leo H Hill and Irene Walker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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