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Harry Edmund Walker

Male 1880 - 1965


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  • Name  Harry Edmund Walker  [1, 2
    Census  1880  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Harry E. Walker, son, single, male, white, age 0, born in Iowa, occupation at home, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa
    Born  9 Feb 1880  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • It appears he signed his World War I draft registration card Harry "Edman" Walker. His given name was occasionally spelled "Harvey."
    Iowa State Census  1885  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Harry E. Walker, age 5, male, single, born Des Moines County, Iowa, father native born, mother native born
    Iowa State Census  1895  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Harry Walker, age 14, born in Des Moines County Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Harry E. Walker, son, white, male, born February 1880, age 20, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, occupation farm laborer, could read, could write, could speak English
    City Directory  1902/1903  Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gould's City and County Directory of the City of Burlington and Des Moines County 
    • (From the Burlington City Directory:) Harry Walker, Kingston, Benton Township.
    City Directory  1904/1905  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gould's Directory of the City of Burlington, West Burlington, Danville, Mediapolis, and Des Moines County 
    • (Possibly, but not likely, as he was in Benton Township 1910:) H. E. Walker, carpenter, residence at 540 South Eighth.
    Census  1910  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Harry E. Walker, son, male, white, age 30, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, could speak English, occupation laborer, nature of industry home farm, wage earner, not out of work April 15, 1910, number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0, could read, could write
    City Directory  1912  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    McCoy's Burlington, West Burlington, and Des Moines County Directory 
    • (Burlington City Directory, possibly:) H. E. Walker, Benton Township (post office) Sperry rural route 2.
    City Directory  1916/1917  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    McCoy's Burlington, West Burlington, and Des Moines County Directory 
    • (possibly:) H. E. Walker, Mediapolis. (2nd entry, same page, likely:) Harry E. Walker, Benton Township (post office) Sperry rural route 2.
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  12 Sep 1918  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Serial Number: 778, No.: A72; Name: Harry Edmund Walker; age: 38 years; address: Sperry Route 2, Des Moines County, Iowa; date of birth: February 9, 1880; native born; present trade: farming; employed by: Father - Harvey Walker; employed at: Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; nearest living relative: Matilda Walker, Sperry Route 2, Des Moines County, Iowa; race: white; height: medium, build: medium, eye color: blue, hair color: dark brown, lost an arm, leg, hand, eye, or seems to be physically disabled: no; city or county: Des Moines County, Iowa; date of registration: September 12, 1918
    Census  1930  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Harry E. Walker, son, male, white, age 50, single, did not attend school during previous year, could read and write, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, state code 65, could speak English, occupation farmer, industry general farming, code VVVV, own account, working not unemployed, not a veteran
    Died  1965  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried  North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID  I8125  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Harvey Walker,   b. Apr 1854, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936 
    Mother  Matilda E. "Tilly" Huffman,   b. Feb 1860, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938 
    Married  1878  [11, 14
    Family ID  F2830  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1287] Rice, Kassie - Email.

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

    3. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Source Information: Census Place: Family History Library Film: Benton, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337. Page Number: T9-0337 58C

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).
      As noted iin information on the North Walker Cemetery sheets provided by Sherry.

    6. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      (courtesy of Ronna Cunningham)

    7. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 4).
      (at ancestry.com)

    8. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      1900 US Census, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, enumerated June 18, 1900, Supervisor's District #74 (1), Enumeration District #2, Sheet #7, Page #12A

    9. [S7962] Burlington, Iowa - City Directory 1902-1903, (Ora J. Gould, Compiler, Publisher, and Proprietor, The Keen-Hafner Mfg. Co., Printing and Binding. Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 490 (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S7963] Burlington, Iowa - City Directory 1904-1905, (Copyright 1904, by Ora J. Gould, Compiler, Publisher, and Printer; (Printed) C. Lutz & Sons, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 338 (Reliability: 4).

    11. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 2, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 5A, page number: 11; enumeration date: April 23, 1910

    12. [S73] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1912, (The McCoy Directory Company, Publishers and Compilers, Suite 412 Brown Building, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois), page 529 (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S74] Burlington, Iowa, - City Directory 1916-1917, (The McCoy Directory Company, Publishers & Compilers, William Brown Building, Rockford, Illinois, Copyright 1916, by William H. McCoy, Rockford Printing Company, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois), page 514 (Reliability: 4).

    14. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, Supervisors District 15, Enumeration District 29-2, Sheet 6B, page 123 5351, taken April 17, 1930; Sutro Library Microfilm 2128, Reel 652

    15. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).