Martha Walker

March 1886–
Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Walker was born in March 1886, in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, William A J Walker, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Alice Blaylock, was 25. She lived in Civil District 4, Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

William A J Walker
1849–1900
Nancy Alice Blaylock
1861–1941
Mary Eveyln Walker
1884–1953
Martha Walker
1886–
William Edward Walker
1887–1960
Maggie Lover Walker
1890–1976
Ada May Walker
1892–1977
Rhena Alice Walker
1893–1967
Selena Walker
1894–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1917

Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (2)

  • Martha Walker in household of Alice Walker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Walker in household of Alice Walker, "United States Census, 1900"

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