Thomas Walker

25 December 1837–29 January 1914 (Age 76)
Low Moor, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Walker was born on 25 December 1837, in Low Moor, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Walker, was 24 and his mother, Betty Smith, was 25. He married Charlotte Morton Chatterley on 23 January 1862, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Iron City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 29 January 1914, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Walker
1837–1914
Charlotte Morton Chatterley
1843–1915
Marriage: 23 January 1862
Thomas Chatterley Walker
1863–1920
Arthur James Walker
1865–1867
John Henry Walker
1868–1960
Joseph Chatterley Walker
1869–1935
Edith Morton Walker
1872–1955
Owen Chatterley Walker
1874–1909
Charlotte Frances Walker
1876–1942
Archibald C Walker
1879–1968
Josephine Ann Walker
1882–1968
Morton Chatterley Walker
1885–1967
Carlos Chatterley Walker
1892–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1862Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    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 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (28)

    • Thos Walker, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas Walker in household of Joseph Walker, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Thomas Walker in entry for Dennis L Butler and Charlotte Walker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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