Category Archives: Walker

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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Walker Family Obituaries

Hello Again, This post includes obituaries collected over the years for the Walker family. Included are: Jeannie (Arbuckle) Walker, George Alexander Walker, William Andrew Walker, Georgiana (Boss) Walker, Margaret (Walker) Barnhart, Joyce Marie (Walker) Mott, Elsie M. (Walker) Everest. The … Continue reading

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Children of William Walker and Jeannie Arbuckle

Good Evening! My Grandfather, George Alexander Walker was one of 12 children, 9 girls and three boys. I wanted to give you a “mini-bio” and photo for each one, and while there’s obviously much, much more that can be said … Continue reading

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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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