Annie Arrie Walker

17 September 1880–27 May 1954 (Age 73)
Colleton, Colleton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Annie Arrie

When Annie Arrie Walker was born on 17 September 1880, in Colleton, Colleton, South Carolina, United States, her father, Andrew Walker, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Herndon, was 34. She married Rev. Moses Wesley Avant about 1906, in Colleton, Colleton, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bell Township, Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Saint Augustine, St. Johns, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 May 1954, in Smoaks, Colleton, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Saint Augustine, St. Johns, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Moses Wesley Avant
1874–1946
Annie Arrie Walker
1880–1954
Marriage: about 1906
George Luda Avant
1907–1950
Lee Clifton Avant
1909–1910

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1906
Colleton, Colleton, South Carolina, United States
children

(2)

    George Luda Avant

    Male1907–1950Male

    Lee Clifton Avant

    Male1909–1910Male

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Walker

    Male1853–1935Male

    Sarah Herndon

    Female1846–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 7

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Annie A Avant in household of Moses W Avant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Annie A Avant in household of Moses W Avant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ira Avant in household of Westley Avant, "United States Census, 1910"

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