Clara Viola Walker

23 March 1879–1954 (Age 74)
Paint Township, Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clara Viola

When Clara Viola Walker was born on 23 March 1879, in Paint Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, Alexander Walker Jr, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Jane "Sallie" Bryan, was 19. She married William Thomas McCampbell on 22 June 1911, in Parke, Indiana, United States. She lived in Jonesboro, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1911 and Washington Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died in 1954, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bethany Cemetery, Marshall, Washington Township, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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William Thomas McCampbell
Clara Viola Walker
Marriage: 22 June 1911

Spouse and Children

    William Thomas McCampbell



22 June 1911
Parke, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Walker Jr


    Sarah Jane "Sallie" Bryan




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

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)

  • Clara V McCampbell in household of Wm T McCampbell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara V Walker in household of Alexander Walker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara Walker in household of Alex Walker, "United States Census, 1900"

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