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Walker Family Vital Records

Good Evening, Here’s a list of several vital records on the Walker Family mostly taken from County Indexes. Births March 22, 1876, Caroline Alma Walker, Iowa State Department of Health-Division of Vital Statistics Affidavit of Delayed Birth Registration. Minnesota, Beltrami … Continue reading

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William Alexander Walker

The story of William Alexander Walker starts in Canada where he was born to parents William George Walker and Margaret Amelia Daly (or O’Daly). Family tradition holds that William was born in Kingston, Ontario, and his death certificate also lists … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament of W. G. Walker

William George Walker’s will was made on June 9, 1877. The format is difficult to read and too large to scan so I’ve transcribed the text below, keeping capitalizations and grammatical context intact: “This Indenture witnesseth that I, William George … Continue reading

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William George Walker

Who was William George Walker? Where and when was he born? What were is height and weight and color of hair? Where did he live and work? For some of these questions we’ve found ready answers, but for others the … Continue reading

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How I Became Addicted to Genealogy!

About 15 years ago my husband and I visited Bemidji Minnesota which is where my Mother grew up. On a whim we went into the Beltrami County Courthouse and asked if there were any records available for viewing and were … Continue reading

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A Letter to George Walker

Greetings, I thought it might be interesting to post this letter from Andrew J. Boss to his future son-in-law George Walker. The letter is written on October 3, 1889, Georgiana Boss and George Walker were married on December 31, 1889. … Continue reading

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Great-Grandpa Walker makes the News!

Hi Friends, Some time ago my Great-Grandfather, William Alexander Walker was featured on Colleen Fitzpatrick’s excellent “Forensic Genealogy” website. Many of you are already aware that Colleen features a picture each week along with the opportunity to solve a puzzle … Continue reading

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Jeannie Arbuckle

Dance tae your daddy ma bonnie laddie Dance tae your daddy ma bonnie lamb And ye’ll get a fishie in a little dishie And ye’ll get a fishie when the boat comes hame.* ******************* Jeannie Arbuckle, born in Scotland, July … Continue reading

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Bemidji Minnesota, Mom’s Home Town

When I was growing up Mom always said that Bemidji was known as “The Icebox of the Nation.” Well, now, imagine my surprise to learn that International Falls, MN. not only claims this title but in fact holds the trademark … Continue reading

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Old Sotheran Cemetery

These pictures were taken about four years ago (2003) on a genealogy research trip. Old Sotheran Cemetery is named for a family of early settlers in Fordwich, Huron County Ontario. Margaret Amelia (Daly) Walker is buried in this cemetery and … Continue reading

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