Janie Vermelle Walker

14 May 1909–14 September 1989 (Age 80)
Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life of Janie Vermelle

When Janie Vermelle Walker was born on 14 May 1909, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, her father, William Lamar Walker Sr, was 37 and her mother, Martha Belle Rivers, was 37. She married Charles Cortlandt Hay Jr on 2 September 1939, in Broward, Florida, United States. She lived in College Park, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1935. She died on 14 September 1989, in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80.

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Charles Cortlandt Hay Jr
Janie Vermelle Walker
Marriage: 2 September 1939

Spouse and Children

2 September 1939
Broward, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Lamar Walker Sr





World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 13

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 22

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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  • Janie V Walker in household of William L Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jannie V Walker in household of W L Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Janie V Walker in household of William L Walker, "United States Census, 1910"

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