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Frank Lee "Lee" Walker

Male 1895 - 1979


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  • Name  Frank Lee "Lee" Walker  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname  Lee 
    Alt. Birth  10 Feb 1894  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Born  10 Feb 1895  Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Per researcher Kassie Rice, his name is "Lee A." Walker; per the 1910 federal census, Frank L. Walker.
    Census  1900  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Lee A. Walker, son, white, male, born February 1894, age 5 single, born in Iowa father born in Iowa mother born in Scotland
    Alt. Birth  1901  [9
    • This alternative birthday is likely incorrect.
    Census  1910  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Frank L. Walker, son, male white, age 15, single, born in Iowa father born in Iowa, mother born in Scotland
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  5 Jun 1917  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Serial Number: 1432, No.: 21; Name: Frank Lee Walker; age: 22 years; address: R4, Burlington, Iowa; date of birth: February 10, 1895; natural born; where born: Burlington; Iowa; nation of birth: USA; present trade: farmer; employed by: himself; employed at: Burlington R4; does not have a relative dependent upon him; marital status: single; race: Caucasian; previous military service: none; rank: none; claims exemption from the draft: yes farming; height: short, build: slender, eye color: brown, hair color: black, not bald; lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or seems to be physically disabled: no; precinct: Benton (Township), city or county: Des Moines County, Iowa; date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Military  1917/1918  [10
    • He served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War I, and was listed in an article of those who served from Des Moines County, Iowa. Wounded in Action.
    Service Men and Women From Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I
    Service Men and Women From Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I
    This is a database listing those servicemen and servicewomen who enlisted and/or served who were from Des Moines County, Iowa, in World War I. It was originally a list of names found in the Burlington Hawk-Eye on page 6 of the April 2, 1961, edition, in an article entitled: "Honor Roll; Des Moines County, Iowa, Men and Women Who Served During World War I." (It is a .pdf document)
    City Directory  1928  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Frank L. Walker, rural route 4.
    Census  1930  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • (Married to Helen E., living with her and children: Leroy E., Robert F., Ruth E., Marjorie E.and Katherine H. Walker:) Lines 19-25. Dwelling #58, Family #60: Frank L. Walker, head of household, rented home, had a radio, lived on a farm, male, white, age 35, married, first married at age 27, did not attend school during previous year, coudl read and write, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Scotland, state code 65, country code 01, nativity 2, could speak English, occupation farmer, industry general farming, code VVVV, employer, actually at work, a veteran, of the World War, farm #53 in schedule
    Residence  1934  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    City Directory  1947  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Polk's Burlington (Des Moines County, Iowa) City Directory 
    • Frank Lee Walker, R.R.#2.
    Residence  Feb 1953  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence  Dec 1975  Holliday, Pasco County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence  Mar 1978  Holliday, Pasco County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Died  23 Jul 1979  Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Obituary  25 Jul 1979  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mediapolis (IA) -- Frank Lee Walker, 84, Holiday, Florida, died Monday, July 23, at the Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida.

      A former Kingston area farmer, Walker was born February 10, 1895, in Des Moines county, the son of Jessie and Susan Walker. He married Helen Burgess June 10, 1922, in Des Moines.

      Surviving: The wife; son, Robert, Warsaw, Indiana; two daughters, Ruth Stout, Des Moines, and Marjorie Mellinger, Mediapolis; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

      Arrangements are pending at Fry Chapel.
    Funeral Notice  26 Jul 1979  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mediapolis (IA) -- Funeral for Frank Lee Walker, 84, Holiday, Florida, who died Monday, July 23, at Tampa, Florida, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Fry Chapel, Reverend Ralph Schenck; Memorial Park cemetery, Burlington.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Frank Walker; born: 10 February 1895; died: July 1979; last residence: 33590 (Florida); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  28 Jul 1979  Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, West Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Person ID  I7852  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Jesse Andrew Walker,   b. 27 Oct 1860, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1934, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Harvey,   b. 1862, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934 
    Married  6 Apr 1886  [1, 9
    Alt. Marriage  6 Apr 1896  [13
    • This alternative date was written as 1896 in his obituary, but likely it is a typo from "1886," as his children were born beginning in 1887.
    City Directory  1920/1921  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    McCoy's Burlington City Directory 
    • Jesse A. Walker (wife Susie), residence at 1053 South Garfield.
    Family ID  F2866  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Lillian Emelia Swanson,   b. 30 Apr 1897, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920 
    Married  1 May 1918  West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Frank Lee Walker; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Name: Lillian Emelia Swanson; Bride's Birth Date: 1897; Bride's Birthplace: West Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Age: 21; Marriage Date: 01 May 1918; Marriage Place: West Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Jessie A. Walker; Groom's Mother's Name: Susie Harmey; Bride's Father's Name: Erland Swanson; Bride's Mother's Name: Hilda Hogberg; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86821-0; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1683030; Reference Number: 2:3LJDJG9
    Children 
     1. Leroy E. Walker,   b. Between 1918 and 1919, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 11 Nov 1943
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F8308  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Helen E. Burgess,   b. 20 Apr 1901, Panora, Guthrie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 2001, Prairie Ridge Care and Rehabilitation, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jun 1922  Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Residence  Aug 1949  rural Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence  Oct 1950  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Children 
    >1. Robert F. "Bob" Walker
    >2. Ruth Eloise Walker
     3. Marjorie E. "Marge" Walker
    >4. Kathryn H. Walker,   b. 3 Mar 1930, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6444  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Des Moines County, Iowa, Benton Township, enumerated May 4, 1910, Supervisor's district 1, E. D. 2, sheet 9B, page 1090, Sutro Microfilm 226, roll 400.

    2. [S2671] Walker, Helen E. (Burgess) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Friday, July 27, 2001; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1287] Rice, Kassie - Email.

    5. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S2672] Walker, Frank "Lee" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 15, July 25, 1979; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      1900 US Census, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, enumerated June 11, 1900, Supervisor's District #74 (1), Enumeration District #2, Sheet #4, Page #9A

    9. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S7972] Des Moines County, Iowa - Men and Women Who Served During World War I, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 6, April 2, 1961; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S61] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1928, (Copyright, 1928, by the McCoy Directory, Publishers and Compilers, Wm. Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. Printed by Review Press, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois), page 364 (Reliability: 4).

    12. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, Supervisors District 29-2, Enumeration District 15, Sheet 3A, page 120 5001, taken April 7, 1930; Sutro Library Microfilm 2128, Reel 652

    13. [S1491] Walker, Jesse Andrew (1860-1934) - Obituary, (originally published in The Daily Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 2, June 29, 1934; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S24] Burlington, Iowa - City Directory 1947, (R. L. Polk & Company, Publishers, 500 Karbach Block, Omaha 2, Douglas County, Nebraska. Copyright, 1948, by R. L. Polk & Co.) (Reliability: 4).
      Rural Burlington Addresses

    15. [S3239] Dean, Margaret Myrtle "Maggie" (Walker) - Obituary, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 5, February 27, 1953; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S9430] Walker, Jessie May - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 13, December 22, 1975; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1493] Breuer, Effie D. (Walker) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 2, March 17, 1978; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S9431] Walker, Frank "Lee" - Funeral Notice, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 15, July 26, 1979; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S59] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1920-1921, (Copyright 1920 by The McCoy Directory Company, Publishers & Compilers, William Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois), page 426 (Reliability: 4).

    20. [S2669] Hemphill, Robert "Shorty" and Kathryn H. Walker - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 7, August 9, 1949; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S2670] Hemphill, Donald Lee - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 25, October 19, 1950; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).