Kenneth S Walker

1917–15 February 1953 (Age 36)
Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Kenneth S

When Kenneth S Walker was born in 1917, his father, Edward James Walker, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Griesing, was 40. He lived in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 February 1953, at the age of 36, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward James Walker
1880–1954
Mary Ann Griesing
1877–1946
George E Walker
1905–1926
Earl L Walker
1906–1999
Kenneth S Walker
1917–1953

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1917

Age 0

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 9

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1927

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Kenneth S Walker in household of Edward J Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kennitt Walker in household of Edward Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth S Walker in household of Edward J Walker, "United States Census, 1940"

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