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Margaret L. Walker

Margaret L. Walker

Female 1903 - 1989

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  • Name  Margaret L. Walker  [1, 2
    Born  21 Feb 1903  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1910  Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Margaret L. Walker, daughter, female, white, age 7, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, occupation none, attended school since September 1909
    High School  1924  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Mediapolis High School 
    Newspaper Article  15 May 1924  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • 33 H.S. PUPILS WILL GRADUATE AT MEDIAPOLIS

      Special To The Hawk-Eye.
      Mediapolis (IA), May 13 -- The graduation class from the Mediapolis High school, to graduate May 31, follows: Violet Ahlstrand, Harriet Bruer, Hazel Cling, Buelah Drlnkall, Nellie Earnest, Gladys Johnson, Margaret, Johnson, Sadie Johnson, Wilma Lane, Emrance Luckenbill, Lottie Mehaffy, Esther Nelson, Jeanette Nickelson, Maidie Orr, Estella Walker, Margaret Walker, Sarah Welles, Alice Williams, Bertha Wunnenberg, James Bailey, Cecil Baird, Robert Baird, Lewis Coe, Orville Hannum, Albert Jackson, Howard Lane, Ronald Lofgren, Harry Sharar, Dan Sweney, Homer Scott, Paul Thie, Otis Thomas and Leslie Walker.
    33 High School Pupils will Graduate at Mediapolis
    33 High School Pupils will Graduate at Mediapolis
    A list of graduates at Mediapolis High School (Mediapolis, Iowa) in the class of 1924.
    Census  1930  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Margaret Hollingsworth, wife, female, white, age 27, married, age at first marriage 20, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 61, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Oct 1958  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence  Oct 1961  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence  Nov 1988  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died  12 Feb 1989  Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Obituary  13 Feb 1989  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Margaret L. Hollingsworth, 85, of Mediapolis. died Sunday, February 12, 1989, at Burlington Medical Center.

      Born February 21, 1903, in Louisa County, she was the daughter of Martin and Sarah Welch Walker. She married Wilfred "Bill" Hollingsworth November 7, 1922, in West Burlington. He died August 17, 1962.

      The couple had operated t h e Rainbow Inn Restaurant, Mediapolis, before retiring in 1972.

      She was a graduate of Mediapolis High School. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Mediapolis Methodist Church Circle.

      Surviving are three sons, James Kenneth Hollingsworth, Burlington, and Ronald Hollingsworth and Donald Hollingsworth, both of Mediapolis; one daughter, Mrs. Shirley (Vaughn) McCants, Burlington; one brother, Stanley Walker, Rock Island, Illinois; two sisters, Gladys Bower and Leota DeBrobander, both of Rock Island, Illinois; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Tuesday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Hagele and Honts Funeral Home, Mediapolis.

      The service for Mrs. Hollingsworth will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Mediapolis Methodist Church with the Reverend Melvin Miller officiating. Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis.

      A memorial has been established.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Margaret L. Hollingswort (sic); born: 21 February 1903; died: 12 February 1989; last residence: (not specified); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  15 Feb 1989  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID  I9918  All Families
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2014 

    Father  Martin C. "Mort" Walker,   b. 10 Jul 1877, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1961, Saint Anthony's Hospital, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Penelope "Sadie" Welch,   b. 3 Sep 1881, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1958 
    Married  2 Apr 1902  near Kingston, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 13
    Research 
    • They were married in the home of J. P. Welch.
    Family ID  F3557  Group Sheet

    Family  Wilfred C. Hollingsworth,   b. 21 Dec 1898, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1962 
    Alt. Marriage  7 Nov 1920  [5
    Married  7 Nov 1922  West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Children 
    >1. James Kenneth "Holly" Hollingsworth,   b. 6 Jan 1923, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1995, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Shirley M. Hollingsworth,   b. 2 Oct 1926, Roscoe, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 2006, Great River Medical Center, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Ronald Gene "Ron" Hollingsworth,   b. 13 Jul 1932, Roscoe, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2009, Great River Medical Center's Klein Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Donald Dean "Don" Hollingsworth
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F3556  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Margaret L. Walker
    Margaret L. Walker
    This was Margaret Walker's senior class photograph, as published on the 1924 Mediapolis High School graduation class photograph in Mediapolis, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Kimble, Marjorie Naomi "Marge" (Walker) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [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

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

    4. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 4).

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

    6. [S1775] Hollingsworth, Margaret L. (Walker) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 10, February 13, 1989; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S9738] Graduation Class of Mediapolis High School 1924, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, May 15, 1924; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S7927] Mediapolis High School Graduates 1892-1960 and Class Photos 1914-1960 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 58-16, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 1A, page number: 81; enumeration date: April 9, 1930

    10. [S1778] Walker, Sarah Penelope "Sadie" (Welch) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, page 1, October 16, 1958; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1777] Walker, Martin C. "Mort" - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal, page 19, October 30, 1961; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S3457] Fuget, Mary Estella "Stella" (Walker) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 11A, November 1988; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1776] Fuget, Mary Estella "Stella" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).