Agnes Walker

about 1780–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Walker was born about 1780, in Virginia, United States, her father, Richard Walker, was 41 and her mother, Lucy Williams, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Richard Walker
1739–1801
Lucy Williams
1743–
Allen Walker
1768–
David Walker
1770–
Nicholas Walker
1771–
Martha Walker
1773–1863
Susanna Walker
1776–
Nancy Walker
1777–
Elizabeth Walker
1778–
Mary Walker
1779–
Agnes Walker
1780–
Lucy Walker
1781–
Barbara Walker
1775–1854

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World Events (3)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

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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