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  • ID: I078840
  • Name: John Vincent Walker
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 5 APR 1894 in Brownedge House, Walton LeDale, Lancaster, Preston, England.
  • Death: 14 SEP 1971 in London, Ontario, Canada; buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London, Ontario.
  • Note:

    From Kathryn Neville Sep 12, 2016
    The full birth date on the Certified Birth Certificate I have shows John Vincent’s full birth date as "Fifth April 1894.”

    JVW’s date of death is 14 Sept 1971, London, Ontario, Canada; buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery, London, Ontario.
    His wife was Margaret Cumming, born 23 May 1889 in Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland; died 10 Sept 1978, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
    They married 19 Feb 1921 In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1971).
    They had two children: (my mother) Muriel Mary, born 13 Nov 1921 Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada; died 30 July 2005, Fostoria, Michigan, and Charles Stuart born 13 Apr 1924, Halifax, Nova Scotia; died 9 Sep 1990, London, Ontario, Canada.
    My grandmother was a nurse in during WWI and met JVW while he was recovering in hospital after being wounded in France.

    From Kathryn Neville. 7/20/16
    In comparing your posted family tree and my own, it appears that we share James Walker (1829-1877) and wife Mary Hannah Smith (1830-1905) as common ancestors (note: my records listed 1828 as the birth year for James). Although I do not have the names of their children, I suspect that my great-grandfather Charles A Walker may be a sibling to their daughter “Polly” Walker in your tree because he has the same parents (plus I have an old photograph that my grandfather labeled “Aunt Polly” on the back and often wondered who that might be...). Three years ago, I entered the Walker family tree information prepared by my maternal grandfather on Wikitree (John V. Walker born at Brownedge House, Walton LeDale, Lancaster, Preston, England, 1884).

    Beyond the 4 generations posted on FTDNA, my grandfather's records identified two additional generations of ancestry for our shared ancestor James Walker with only the following limited details: (1) Father of James: John Walker born 15 June 1795, and (2) Grandfather of James: John Walker died 20 January 1820, husband of Mary Arrowsmith....
    From Kathryn Neville ( 7/20/16

    Father: Charles Aloysius Walker b: 14 JUN 1855 in Preston, Lancashire, England
    Mother: Eliza Holden b: 1858 in Texas

    Marriage 1 Margaret "Mada" Cumming b: 23 MAY 1889 in Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland
    • Married: 19 FEB 1921 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    1. Has Children Muriel Mary Walker b: 13 NOV 1921 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
    2. Has No Children Charles Stuart Walker b: 13 APR 1924 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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