William Earl Walker

17 February 1910–1986 (Age 75)
Trinity, Texas, United States

The Life of William Earl

When William Earl Walker was born on 17 February 1910, in Trinity, Texas, United States, his father, Sam D Walker, was 44 and his mother, Lela Pearl Brumley, was 29. He married Jeannette Louise Rowe on 10 October 1977, in Hays, Texas, United States. He lived in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in 1986, in Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Restwood Memorial Park, Clute, Brazoria, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Earl Walker
Jeannette Louise Rowe
Marriage: 10 October 1977

Spouse and Children

10 October 1977
Hays, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Sam D Walker


    Lela Pearl Brumley




    Lola Mae Walker


    James D Walker



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • William Earl Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Earl Walker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William E Walker, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"

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