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The Walkers in the 1895 Minnesota State Census

Article by Jan Leonard…thank you Jan! In the ten year period between the two censuses the three oldest daughters,  Margaret (Aunt Millie). Mary  Emma (Aunt Em) and Jane Ann (Aunt Ann) had all married.  William and Jane (Jeanne) were on … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Walker Child?

Hi Everyone, This article was donated by cousin Jan Leonard. Thank you Jan for this interesting post which raises some new questions about the Walker family. I hope all our readers will enjoy  this family mystery. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Those of us … Continue reading

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Frank and Jean Shane, A Love Story

Hello to All, I’ve recently undertaken a clean-up, re-organize and re-write for my blogs …oh my… it’s taking awhile.  But yesterday I did finish a re-write of my parents story: Frank and Jean Shane, A Love Story and have posted … Continue reading

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Marian Adele (Everest) (Healy) Vik. RIP

As my sister Pat and I drove to the small town of Cathlamet in Southwestern Washington we began to reminisce about our growing up years and the many trips we made to visit our Aunt, Uncle and Cousins who lived … Continue reading

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New Walker Family Picture Albums

Good Evening, After a long period of fiddling with it I’ve finally managed to add two new items to the Walker Family information.  Both posts are photograph albums… one is general photos of the family going back to William Alexander … Continue reading

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The Ice Castle

Just as soon as Evelyn announced the prompt for this month’s postcard, I thought of this one I inherited from my mom’s things.  It’s   a picture of an ice castle  built in Bemidji, Minnesota in January of 1932 for … Continue reading

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Descendants of William George Walker

William George Walker, b. abt. 1820 in Ireland. Married Margaret Amelia Daly December 11, 1841 at Woodstock, Ontario Died abt. 1877, Fordwich, Huron County, Ontario Child of William George Walker and Margaret Amelia Daly: William Alexander Walker, b. March 19, … Continue reading

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Introducing…. My Canadian Ancestors

My Canadian born grandfather, George Alexander Walker is directly responsible for my interest in genealogy and family history. Why? (you ask)… well, my husband and I were vacationing in Northern Minnesota, and on a whim we went into the Bemidji … Continue reading

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It’s a bowler…. no, it’s a derby…

It’s Uncle Will, not Uncle Bill posed for the camera with flair. On his head was a bowler, or is it a derby that covered his full head of hair? _________________________________________________ According to Wikipedia, the Bowler (a hard felt hat … Continue reading

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Children of George A. Walker and Georgiana Boss

The Walkers, who were known as “George and Georgie” were parents to seven children, five of whom lived into adulthood. In the above picture all are dressed in their best to pose for the photographer….. a very handsome family indeed! … Continue reading

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