John Riley Walker

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Born in Estill, Kentucky, USA on 17 Jul 1830 to James Morgan Walker and Mary Cox.

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Surname meaning for "Walker"

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’. KaM

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