Walker, Henry

Descendants of Henry Walker

Submitted by Barbara SheaBarbar

Generation No. 1

1. HENRY WALKER was born December 26, 1827 in Hanover, Germany, and died November 16, 1901 in Ironton, Lwrence County, Ohio. He married CATHERINE (CATHARINA) E HOLKENBRINK 1853 in Fall of that year, daughter of MARIA ANNA PETERS. She was born July 15, 1823 in Hanover Germany, and died February 08, 1896 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About HENRY WALKER:
Additional Information: Henry came to the US with his brothers. They all settled in different areas, maybe in case a natural disaster occured in one area, there would be a brother to live with. We were not able to locate the brothers
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Paralysis according to death certificate
Immigration: 1858, From Germany to Greenup County Kentucky
Interesting item 1: According to census, he could speak English but could not read or write in English
Interesting item 2: In Germany, his name was Heinrich Welcker
Naturalization: May 21, 1858, Medium size, weight 162 lb, light complexion, grey eyes, thin and lighthin and light brown hair according to papers. Final papers June 25, 1860
Occupation: Furnace laborer
Residence 1: January 10, 1865, Moved from KY to Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Residence 2: Census of 1900 says he was living with son Andrew

More About CATHERINE (CATHARINA) E HOLKENBRINK:
Additional Information: Her headstone says Catherine E but her baptism record says Maria Catharina
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Christening: July 16, 1823, Maria Geburt (Church of the Nativity of Mary) Germany Godparents Maria Elizabeth Rogge, Colona Peters vorm Mersche
Immigration: 1854, From Germany to Kentucky (maybe 1855)
Interesting item: Catherine’s father was Bernard Holkenbrinck. He did not come to the U.S. with Anna Peters, Henry and Catherine. Bernard Holkenbrinck and Anna Peters were never married.
Parents (Facts Pg): Mother Marie Anna Peters was born about 1797 in Hanover, Germany She made her home with Henry and Catherine. She died December 16, 1881 Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Burial Calvary Cemetery in Ironton Ohio Headstone says only Grandma

Children of HENRY WALKER and CATHERINE HOLKENBRINK are:
2. i. HENRY2 WALKER, b. September 14, 1856, Kentucky; d. January 12, 1920, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.
ii. NANNIE WALKER, b. 1858, Greenup Co Kentucky She/He ? does not appear on any census after 1860 May have died as a child.
3. iii. ANNA WALKER, b. August 30, 1858, Kentucky; d. December 05, 1934, Greenup County, Kentucky.
4. iv. CATHERINE (KATRINE) WALKER, b. January 06, 1859, Greenup County, Kentucky; d. April 01, 1931, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.
v. ELIZABETH WALKER b. April 24, 1863, Kentucky; d. Bet. 1863 – 1870.

More About ELIZABETH WALKER
Christening: Holy Family Ashland KY

5. vi. ANDREW WALKER, b. November 09, 1867, Argilite, Greenup County, Kentucky; d. November 01, 1917, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.


Generation No. 2

2. HENRY2 WALKER (HENRY1) was born September 14, 1856 in Kentucky, and died January 12, 1920 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married ADA (ADDIE) ROSEBLOCK. She died May 21, 1920.

More About HENRY WALKER:
Christening: Saint Joseph Covington KY
Occupation: Teamster–one who drives teams of horses to haul goods
Residence: 1920 Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

More About ADA (ADDIE) ROSEBLOCK:
Medical (Facts Pg): Committed to Ohio Hospital in Athens just before Henry died

Children of HENRY WALKER and ADA ROSEBLOCK are:
i. HENRY3 WALKER, d. August 12, 1893.

More About HENRY WALKER:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Drown in Ohio River

ii. CHARLES WALKER, b. December 26, 1888; d. November 23, 1889.

3. ANNA2 WALKER (HENRY1) was born August 30, 1858 in Kentucky, and died December 05, 1934 in Greenup County, Kentucky. She married GEORGE WHEELER November 12, 1893 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He was born in Kentucky.

More About ANNA WALKER:
Christening: Saint Joseph Covington KY

More About GEORGE WHEELER:
Boarder: In the Henry Walker house 1880

Children of ANNA WALKER and GEORGE WHEELER are:
6. i. CATHERINE3 WHEELER, b. June 19, 1881.
ii. HENRY EDWARD WHEELER, b. 1895; d. 1896.

4. CATHERINE (KATRINE)2 WALKER (HENRY1) was born January 06, 1859 in Greenup County, Kentucky, and died April 01, 1931 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. She married MICHAEL ZANG. He was born February 20, 1859, and died December 05, 1920 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

More About CATHERINE (KATRINE) WALKER:
Christening: Holy Family Ashland KY

Children of CATHERINE WALKER and MICHAEL ZANG are:
i. FRANCIS3 ZANG, b. October 09, 1884; d. May 18, 1936.
ii. WILLIE ZANG, b. September 07, 1886; d. September 1887.
iii. ANTHONY JOHN ZANG, b. March 12, 1887; d. May 05, 1946.
iv. ANN ELIZABETH (AUNT LIZZIE) ZANG, b. October 19, 1888; d. September 05, 1961.

More About ANN ELIZABETH (AUNT LIZZIE) ZANG:

v. MARY WILHELMINA ZANG, b. March 31, 1890; d. April 05, 1953.
7. vi. EVA CATHERINE ZANG, b. April 18, 1893; d. June 10, 1949.

5. ANDREW2 WALKER (HENRY1) was born November 09, 1867 in Argilite, Greenup County, Kentucky, and died November 01, 1917 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio. He married ANNA E. MAUCK August 19, 1884 in Ironton Ohio, daughter of GEORGE MAUCK and MARY MANCHER. She was born April 10, 1865 in Hecla, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died February 22, 1955 in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About ANDREW WALKER:
Additional Information: Census records state he could read and write English
Burial: November 05, 1917, Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Cancer of the throat and lips
Christening: Holy Family Ashland KY
Occupation: Laborer, Sawmill, Nail Mill Employed by Ironton Lumber Company

More About ANNA E. MAUCK:
Burial: Funeral Mass St. Joseph Church Calvary Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Myocardial failure and hypertension
Foster Parent: For the children of her daughter Matilda after her death

Children of ANDREW WALKER and ANNA MAUCK are:
i. HENRY CLEVELAND3 WALKER, b. November 06, 1884, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 09, 1937; m. ANNA HANEY, November 24, 1913, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; b. July 03, 1882, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. 1955.

More About HENRY CLEVELAND WALKER:
Burial: March 12, 1937, Calvary Cemetery Ironton. Lawrence County, Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Pneumonia

More About ANNA HANEY:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

8. ii. MATILDA BARBARA (AUNT TILLIE) WALKER, b. June 18, 1887, Ohio; d. November 01, 1927, Wheeling WV.
iii. MARY CATHERINE (AUNT MAME) WALKER, b. August 15, 1891, Ohio; d. April 27, 1991, Wheeling West Virginia; m. (1) MR HALPNY (SECOND HUSBAND); d. Bef. 1991; m. (2) JOSEPH BISHOP ( FIRST HUSBAND), April 05, 1920; b. April 20, 1883, Wheeling West Virginia.

More About MARY CATHERINE (AUNT MAME) WALKER:
Widow 1: Of Joseph Bishop and Hal Penny

More About JOSEPH BISHOP ( FIRST HUSBAND):
Occupation: Machinist
Parents (Facts Pg): Morris Bishop Amelia Faust

9. iv. ANDREW MICHAEL WALKER, b. September 29, 1895, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. June 16, 1938, Cabell County West Virginia Veteran’s Hospital.


Generation No. 3

6. CATHERINE3 WHEELER (ANNA2 WALKER, HENRY1) was born June 19, 1881. She married MR DHEEL.

Children of CATHERINE WHEELER and MR DHEEL are:
i. ANNA LOUISE4 DHEEL, m. MR JOHNSON.

More About ANNA LOUISE DHEEL:
Residence: Her mother died when she was 3, so she and her sister lived with her grandmother Anna Wheeler

ii. JOHN DHEEL.

More About JOHN DHEEL:
Residence: When his mother died, he lived with his grandmother Dheel

iii. ANOTHER SISTER DHEEL.

7. EVA CATHERINE3 ZANG (CATHERINE (KATRINE)2 WALKER, HENRY1) was born April 18, 1893, and died June 10, 1949. She married JAMES MCAVOY.

Children of EVA ZANG and JAMES MCAVOY are:
i. JACK4 MCAVOY.
ii. DOROTHY MCAVOY, m. NICHOLAS MCDOWELL.

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8. MATILDA BARBARA (AUNT TILLIE)3 WALKER (ANDREW2, HENRY1) was born June 18, 1887 in Ohio, and died November 01, 1927 in Wheeling WV. She married GEORGE MONNIG 1912.

Children of MATILDA WALKER and GEORGE MONNIG are:
i. ANNA MARIE4 MONNIG, b. June 17, 1913; d. May 30, 1935; m. MR. LABER.

More About ANNA MARIE MONNIG:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Died in childbirth, the child was buried with her.

ii. FRANCINE MONNIG, b. October 27, 1915; d. September 01, 1998.
iii. WILFRED MONNIG, b. June 30, 1916; d. 1918.
iv. RUTH MONNIG
v. RITA MONNIG

9. ANDREW MICHAEL3 WALKER (ANDREW2, HENRY1) was born September 29, 1895 in Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio, and died June 16, 1938 in Cabell County West Virginia Veteran’s Hospital. He married MARGARET HELEN GENTIL February 26, 1919, daughter of CHARLES SR and NELLIE GRAY. She was born June 08, 1895 in Kentucky, and died May 02, 1989 in Kings Daughters Hospital Ashland KY.

More About ANDREW MICHAEL WALKER:
Burial: June 20, 1938, Funeral Mass St. Joseph Church Calvary Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Malignant Hypertension
Medical (Facts Pg): Major surgery on February 9, 1938. He improved but then unexpectedly got worse and died.
Military service: Private U S Army WW I
Occupation: Worked at Selby Shoe Company until October 4, 1937 when he became too ill to work
Religion: Catholic

More About MARGARET HELEN GENTIL:
Burial: Funeral Mass St Lawrence Church Calvary Cemetery Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio
Occupation: Bookkeeper McCauley Furniture 25 Years
Religion: Catholic

Children of ANDREW WALKER and MARGARET GENTIL are:
i. PAUL THOMAS4 WALKER, b. October 07, 1922, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. August 04, 1990, Sacramento, California; m. MARY ELIZABETH SMITH, September 26, 1944, Corpus Christie Texas; b. December 25, 1918, Wyandotte County Ohio.

More About PAUL THOMAS WALKER:
Burial: August 08, 1990, St. Patricks Placerville El Dorado CA

ii. CHARLES WALKER, b. December 09, 1919, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. March 12, 1923, Ironton Ohio, Lawrence County, Ohio.

More About CHARLES WALKER:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery Ironton Ohio
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Bronchitis according to death certificate
Medical (Facts Pg): Charles had been ill since March 2, 1923. His mother had him in his carriage while she worked outside (hanging laundry?) and when she returned to the carriage, Charles was dead.

iii. EMMETT EDWARD WALKER m. ROSE ANNE LUTZ

iv. CLARENCE CURTIS WALKER, b. February 26, 1932, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; d. January 25, 1985, Lawrence County General Hospital, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio; m. ROSEMARY BRADY, March 13, 1954; b. October 10, 1932, Atlantic City, New Jersey; d. March 07, 2001, King’s Daughters Medical Center Ashland, Kentucky.

More About CLARENCE CURTIS WALKER:
Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Ironton. Lawrence County, Ohio
Military service: U.S. Navy Korean War