Saundra Lee Walker

16 October 1940–31 August 1966 (Age 25)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Saundra Lee

When Saundra Lee Walker was born on 16 October 1940, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, her father, William Paul Walker, was 21 and her mother, Anna Knapp, was 19. She married Gary Delbert Covert on 5 September 1958, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Grass Valley Judicial Township, Nevada, California, United States in 1940. She died on 31 August 1966, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Ammon Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gary Delbert Covert
Saundra Lee Walker
Marriage: 5 September 1958
Judy Lynn Covert

Spouse and Children

5 September 1958
Bonneville, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · Idaho Falls Idaho Temple Dedication

Age 5

On September 23, 1945, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple was dedicated by George Albert Smith, making it the first temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Idaho.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 8

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Sandra Lee Walker in household of William Paul Walker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Saundra Walker in household of Donald Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Saundra Lee Covert, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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