Harold E Walker

Brief Life History of Harold E

When Harold E Walker was born on 30 September 1872, in Tidioute, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hildreth L WALKER, was 24 and his mother, Julia Townsend HEWITT, was 23. He married Esther Elizabeth Lutz on 21 June 1896, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Butler, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935. He died on 2 March 1950, in Evans City, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harmony, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold E Walker
1872–1950
Esther Elizabeth Lutz
1879–1958
Marriage: 21 June 1896
Paul Hildreth Walker
1897–1968
Roy Townsend Walker
1898–1961
Harold E. Walker Jr.
1901–1975
Mae Margaret Walker
1904–1981
Albert Blair Walker
1906–1979
Edna Elizabeth Walker
1907–1987
John D. Walker
1909–1964
Edward Charles Walker
1911–1986
Anna Genevieve Walker
1915–2003
Helen Irene Walker
1918–1989
Ida Jane Walker
1920–1991

Sources (14)

  • Harold Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Walker, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Harold Walker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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.

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