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WALKER George

Male 1859 - 1947  (~ 87 years)Deceased


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  • Name  WALKER George  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Alt. Birth  1 Feb 1858  [5
    Born  Apr 1859  , Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  1860  [7
    Alt. Birth  1864 
    Miscellaneous Notes  Feb 1890  Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    horse injured on bridge 
    George Walker's Horse Injured on Badly Kept Bridge
    George Walker's Horse Injured on Badly Kept Bridge
    Occupation  Jun 1900  Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    peddler of tinware 
    1900 US Federal Census  4 Jun 1900  Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Page 2, Dwelling 31, Family 31

      WALKER, GEORGE -- Head of household, white male, born in Apr 1859, aged 41, married for 6 years, born in NY as were both parents, Peddler of Tinware, unemployed 0 months within last census year, cannot read or write, can speak English, rents his house
      WALKER, MINNIE -- Wife to George, white female, born in Sep 1873, 26 years old, married for 6 years old, has had 1 child and 1 child is living, born in NY as were both parents, can read and write, speaks English
      ALLEN, MARY -- Boarder, white female, born in Apr 1886, 14 years old, single, born in NY as were both parents, goes to school, has attended school 6 months in last year, can read and write, can speak English

      NOTE: Mary Allen is listed as a boarder. She will become George's much younger 2nd wife.
    1900 US Federal Census for Queensbury, Warren, NY - Page 2A
    1900 US Federal Census for Queensbury, Warren, NY - Page 2A
    1910 US Federal Census  26 Apr 1910  Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Page 9A, Dwelling 197, Family 204

      WALKER, GEORGE -- Head of household, white male, 45 years old, married for 9 years, born in NY as were both parents, speaks English, Farmer, owns his farm, working on his own account, cannot read or write, owns property free and clear, farm 128 on farm schedule
      WALKER, MARY -- Wife of George, white female, 24 years old, married for 9 years, four children born, 4 children living, born in NY as were both parents, speaks English, can read and write
      WALKER, LESTER -- Son to George, white male, 7 years old, single, born in NY as were both parents, has attended school within census year
      WALKER, RUTH -- Daughter to George, white female, 5 years old, single, born in NY as were both parents, has attended school within last census year
      WALKER, GEORGIE -- Son to George, white male, 3 years old, single, born in NY as were both parents
      WALKER, FRANK -- Son to George, white male, 2 years old, single, born in NY as were both parents, born in NY as were both parents
    1910 US Federal Census for Queensbury, Warren, NY - Page 9A
    1910 US Federal Census for Queensbury, Warren, NY - Page 9A
    Injury  1918  [11
    loss of an eye 
    • George was splitting wood with an axe and a wedge, when a piece of metal flew off and hit him in the eye. His son, Lester, who was 16 at the time, drove him to the hospital, but they couldn't remove the metal.
    1920 US Federal Census  29 Jan 1920  Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • The family members are all listed as being white and born in NY.

      WALKER, GEORGE -- head, owns his home free and clear, M, 53, widowed, can read & write, farmer working on own account
      WALKER, LESTER L. -- son, M, 17, single, can read & write, farm laborer
      WALKER, RUTH E. -- daughter, F, 14, single, can read & write, has attended school within last year
      WALKER, GEORGE S. -- son, M, 12, single, can read & write, attended school within last year
      WALKER, FRANK -- son, M, 11, single, can read & write, attended school within last year
      WALKER, DOROTHY -- daughter, F, 6, single, attended school within last year
      WALKER, DORIS -- daughter, F, 3, single
    1920 US Federal Census for Luzern, Warren, NY - Page 11A
    1920 US Federal Census for Luzern, Warren, NY - Page 11A
    Residence  May 1925  Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1930 US Federal Census  12 Apr 1930  Fort Edward, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • The family is living on Ridge Road.
    1930 US Federal Census for Fort Edward, Washington, NY - Page 3A
    1930 US Federal Census for Fort Edward, Washington, NY - Page 3A
    Residence  Apr 1931  Durkeetown, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1940 US Federal Census  11 Apr 1940  Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • The family is living on Hall Hill Rd.
    1940 US Federal Census for Luzerne, Warren, NY - Page 07B
    1940 US Federal Census for Luzerne, Warren, NY - Page 07B
    Died  11 Apr 1947  Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Funeral  14 Apr 1947  Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    his residence 
    Buried  14 Apr 1947  Lake Luzerne Cemetery, Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gravestone of George Walker at Lake Luzerne Cemetery in Lake Luzerne, NY
    Gravestone of George Walker at Lake Luzerne Cemetery in Lake Luzerne, NY
    Walker Plot at Lake Luzerne Cemetery in Lake Luzerne, NY
    Walker Plot at Lake Luzerne Cemetery in Lake Luzerne, NY
    Obituary  17 Apr 1947  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Warrensburg News 
    Obituary for George Walker, Sr.
    Obituary for George Walker, Sr.
    Occupation  Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    farmer 
    Age  ~ 87 years 
    Person ID  I1446  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2012 

    Father  WALKER Joseph,   b. , , , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  BUSHAW Adeline,   b. 1831, , , , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880  Age: 49 years 
    Married  Abt 1854 
    Family ID  F9352  Group Sheet

    Family 1  TILLISON Jenny G.,   b. Abt 1856,   d. 6 Apr 1894, Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 38 years 
    Married  25 Dec 1892  Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F10821  Group Sheet

    Family 2  ALLEN Minnie,   b. Sep 1873, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jun 1900 and 1901  Age: ~ 26 years 
    Married  Abt 1894  [11
    Last Modified  4 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F3704  Group Sheet

    Family 3  ALLEN Mary,   b. Apr 1886, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1918, Cohoes, Albany, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: ~ 32 years 
    Married  28 Jul 1902  Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. WALKER Lester L., Sr.,   b. 13 Dec 1902,   d. 30 Aug 1983, Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, Fulton, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 80 years
     2. WALKER Ruth E.,   b. 11 Apr 1904, Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1989  Age: 85 years
     3. WALKER George R., Jr.,   b. 1 Apr 1907, Glens Falls, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1987, Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 80 years
     4. WALKER Frank R.,   b. 1908, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1934  Age: 26 years
     5. WALKER Dortha M.,   b. 9 Dec 1913, New York, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 2006  Age: 92 years
     6. WALKER Doris B.,   b. 17 Dec 1916,   d. 9 Feb 2000  Age: 83 years
    Last Modified  4 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F532  Group Sheet

    Family 4  DINGMAN Rose,   b. 22 May 1903, Luzerne, Delaware, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1993  Age: 89 years 
    Married  9 Oct 1920  Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. WALKER Raymond
     2. WALKER Pearl,   b. 13 Aug 1922, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2005, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 82 years
     3. WALKER Howard,   b. 21 Sep 1923,   d. 18 Mar 1924  Age: 0 years
     4. WALKER Florence Avangeline,   b. 24 May 1925, Day Center, Saratoga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1977, Utica State Hospital, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 52 years
     5. WALKER Nellie,   b. 1926,   d. 1929  Age: 3 years
     6. WALKER Violet
     7. WALKER Nellie,   b. Abt Jan 1930, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  Age: ~ 65 years
     8. WALKER Emerson,   b. 6 Jun 1933, Day Center, Saratoga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1996, Samaritan Hospital, Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 62 years
     9. WALKER Gladys
     10. WALKER Duane William
     11. WALKER Evelyn
    Last Modified  5 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F533  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1859 - , Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous Notes - horse injured on bridge - Feb 1890 - Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1892 - Thurman, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - peddler of tinware - Jun 1900 - Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 US Federal Census - 4 Jun 1900 - Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1902 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 US Federal Census - 26 Apr 1910 - Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 US Federal Census - 29 Jan 1920 - Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1920 - Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - May 1925 - Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 US Federal Census - 12 Apr 1930 - Fort Edward, Washington, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1931 - Durkeetown, Washington, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 US Federal Census - 11 Apr 1940 - Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Apr 1947 - Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - his residence - 14 Apr 1947 - Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Apr 1947 - Lake Luzerne Cemetery, Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Warrensburg News - 17 Apr 1947 - Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - - Queensbury, Warren, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Research):When reviewing the census data and looking for George Walker, there are several possibilities for his parents:

      POSSIBILITY #1

      1870 Census for Warrensburg, Warren, NY
      Joseph Walker, 36 (born in Canada)
      Adline Walker, 35 (born in Canada)
      Frank Walker, 16
      Joseph Walker, 14
      Libbie Walker, 16
      George Walker, 8 (born in approx. 1862)
      Victoria Walker, 3
      Charles Walker, 1

      In 1880, this family appears in Wilton, Saratoga, NY
      Adaline Walker, 40
      George Walker, 18 (born in approx. 1862)
      Victoria Walker, 16
      Charles Walker, 11

      Note - there is a family tree on Ancestry.com that shows
      this couple as the parents of George and gives Adeline's
      maiden name as Bushaw. Frank and Victoria are listed
      in the Warrensburg Funeral Records. Their mothers are
      listed as Adeline Bradshaw and Angelina Benlaw.

      POSSIBILITY #2

      1880 Census for Halfmoon, Saratoga, NY
      Charles Walker, 54
      Mary C. Walker, 53
      Elisabeth Walker, 21
      Franklin Walker, 19
      George L. Walker, 16 (born in approx. 1864)
      Jennie Walker, 14

      POSSIBILITY #3
      1870 Census for Fort Ann, Washington, NY
      Chas Walker, 53 (born in Canada)
      Amelia Walker, 33
      Olive A. Walker, 15
      Geo. E. Walker, 9 (born in approx. 1861)
      Harriet Walker, 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S522] Warrensburg-Lake George News Newspaper, NY. Warren County., "Obituary for George R. Walker," 07 Oct 1987, p. 9, col. 4. (Reliability: 3), 22 Aug 2011.

    2. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "Obituary for George Walker, Sr.," 17 Apr 1947, p. 9, col. 3. (Reliability: 3), 22 Aug 2011.

    3. [S602] Walker's Family Tree 1864-2009, Skip Walker, (N.p.: self-published, 2009.), p. 1, 3, 13. (Reliability: 3), 4 Dec 2012.

    4. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "Mrs. Oliver Parker," 04 Apr 1931, p. 5, col. 3. (Reliability: 3), 5 Dec 2012.

    5. [S602] Walker's Family Tree 1864-2009, Skip Walker, (N.p.: self-published, 2009.), p. 13. (Reliability: 3), 5 Dec 2012.

    6. [S271] NY State Birth Certificate, New York Division of Vital Statistics, birth certificate 42317 (1925), Florence Walker (Reliability: 4), 23 Apr 2010.

    7. [S602] Walker's Family Tree 1864-2009, Skip Walker, (N.p.: self-published, 2009.), p. 1. (Reliability: 3), 4 Dec 2012.

    8. [S43] Warrensburg News Newspaper, NY. Warrensburg., "A Bridge in Bad Shape: Two Accidents Happen - Is the Town Responsible?," 13 Feb 1890, p. unknown, col. 5. (Reliability: 3), 9 Sep 2012.

    9. [S28] 1900 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1171, Queensbury, enumeration district (ED) 102, sheet 2A, p. 129A, dwelling 31, family 31, George Walker, accessed 27 Jun 2011 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jun 2011.

    10. [S87] 1910 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1086, Queensbury, enumeration district (ED) 173, sheet 9A, p. 284, dwelling 147, family 204, George Walker, accessed 24 Jan 2010 (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2010.

    11. [S602] Walker's Family Tree 1864-2009, Skip Walker, (N.p.: self-published, 2009.), p. 3. (Reliability: 3), 4 Dec 2012.

    12. [S132] 1920 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1272, Luzerne, enumeration district (ED) 186, sheet 11A, p. 11, dwelling 259, family 266, George Walker, accessed 23 Jan 2010 (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2010.

    13. [S284] 1930 US Federal Census for Washington Co., NY, NY, Washington County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1657, Fort Edward, enumeration district (ED) 18, sheet 3A, p. 163, dwelling 49, family 49, George Walker, accessed 23 Jan 2010 (Reliability: 3), 23 Jan 2010.

    14. [S597] 1940 US Federal Census for Warren Co., NY, NY, Warren County, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 2797, Luzerne, enumeration district (ED) 57-31, sheet 7B, p. 395B, household 163, George Walker, accessed 29 Jun 2012 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 2012.