Thomas Walker

about 1799–
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Walker was born about 1799, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, John Walker Sr, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Jane Connelly, was 31.

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John Walker Sr
1768–1836
Sarah Jane Connelly
1768–1842
Elizabeth Walker
1792–1863
Thomas Walker
1799–
Robert walker
Alexander Walker
1793–
John Walker Jr
1797–
Sarah Walker
1804–1875
Patsy Walker
1805–
Polly Walker
1807–1835
Major James Walker
1807–1847
Rebecca Jane Walker
1812–1850

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 13

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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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