Madge Walker

1 October 1893–August 1980 (Age 86)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Madge

When Madge Walker was born on 1 October 1893, in Illinois, United States, her father, Dennis Collins Allen, was 34 and her mother, Orpha Eldora Heath, was 31. She died in August 1980, in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Claude Allen
1889–1927
Madge Walker
1893–1980

Spouse and Children

    Dennis Claude Allen

    Male1889–1927Male

    Female1893–1980Female

Parents and Siblings

    Dennis Collins Allen

    Male1859–1928Male

    Orpha Eldora Heath

    Female1862–1908Female

siblings

(15)

    Carrie Mabel Allen

    Female1879–1939Female

    D. Allen

    Male1881–1881Male

    Male1882–1969Male

    Anne Maude Allen

    Female1883–1928Female

    Edna Idelle Allen

    Female1886–1925Female

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 32

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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 (1)

  • Madge Walker Allen, "Find A Grave Index"

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