Individual Record 263

Name}   Walker, Laura Barbara Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa  28 Mar 1888 Place} Spring Valley, Lincoln, Nevada
Marr.: Date} Exa  12 Dec 1907 Place} Millard County, Utah     (Link)
Marr.: Date} Exa  18 Dec 1907 Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  28 May 1974 Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: Date} Fam  1 Jun 1974 Place} Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1}   82 = Genealogy
Source 2} 255 = IGI
Source 3} 1949=Genealogy
Source 4}   45 = 1900 USA cen
Source 5} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 6} 171 = 1910 USA cen
Source 7} 1921=1920 USA cen
Source 8} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 9} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 10}1954=City directory
Source 11}1735=S.S. record
Source 12}1894=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Francis Clemons Walker & Elizabeth Staheli
   Relationship No.} 75
1st Household No.} 27 = Spring Valley, Lincoln, Nevada
       Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Seamstress
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Robison, George Albert
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Laura Barbara Walker was born 28 Mar 1888 in Spring Valley, Lincoln, Nevada.  She was the ninth child of Francis Clemons Walker, Sr., and Elizabeth Staheli.  Laura's father Frank was a farmer, who also had a small herd of cattle.

Laura's older siblings were Francis Clemons, Jr., born in 1871, Mary Elizabeth, born in 1872, who died two days later, Wilhelmina Barbara, born in 1873, George Henry, born in 1875, Annie Sophia, born in 1878, Joseph Antone, born in 1880, Emma Rosina born in 1882, and Lemira Louisa, born in 1885.  Laura had one more sister born in Spring Valley, Nevada.  This was Clara May in 1890.  In the spring of 1892, the children came down with diptheria.  Emma, age 10, and Joseph, age 12, died in Jun 1892.

Frank C. Walker home, Hinckley, Utah Disheartened, Laura's family left Nevada in Nov 1892, and moved to Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  They settled on a 200 acre farm, with 25 acres in alfalfa.  Their first house was a two room log cabin.  Laura's last brother Karl was born in 1893, but died in 1894 before a year old.  Her father built a large nine-room brick house for the family, seen at right.

In the 1900 U.S. census, Laura's family was enumerated in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, where her father Frank was a farmer.  The household included George, 24, his wife Alice, 19, and daughter Rela, 7 months; Anna, 22, a teacher; and Lemira, 15, Laura, 12, and Clara, 10, all attending school.  Also included was an adopted son, Jacob Felix, 13.

Laura married George Albert Robison on 12 Dec 1907 in Millard County, Utah.  They formally married 18 Dec 1907 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  Their first son Alden V. was born in 1909 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.

In the 1910 U.S. census, Laura and her husband George were living in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  George was a farmer, farming on his own account.  Their son Alden V. was 1 year.  Three more children were born to Laura and George.  Nella was born in 1911; Ava Leah was born in 1913, but died in 1914; and Benjamin H. was born in 1915.  In Sep 1918, when her husband George registered for the World Was I draft, he was a minister working in Berkely, Alameda, California.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Laura and her husband George were renting a residence at 392 North 3rd East Street, Logan, Cache, Utah.  George was listed as having no occupation, but was attending the Utah Agricultural College, Logan, Utah.  The children were Alden V., 10, Nella, 8, and Benjamin H., 4.  The older two children were in school.

Four more children were born to Laura and George.  Ruth was born in 1920, George Almon was born in 1922, Francis W. was born in 1927 and Barbara was born in 1929.  Their son Alden had died in 1926.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Laura and her husband George were living on North Main Street, Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  They owned their farm, but had no radio set.  George was an inspector for the state agricultural department.  The children were Nelda, 18, Benjamin, 14, Ruth, 10, G. Almon, 8, Francis 2, and Barbara, 1.  The older four children attended school.

Their last son Clair Albert was born in 1930.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Laura and her husband George were living in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, in the same house as in 1935.  They owned their home, which was on a farm, with a value of $4,000.  George was a farmer.  The children at home were Ruth, 19, doing farm labor; G. Almon, 18, doing farm labor; and Francis, 12, Barbara 10, and Clair A., 9.  The younger three children were attending school.

About 1943, Barbara and George moved to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, with their home at 2124 Green.  George was listed as an inspector at this address in the 1944 City Directory, Salt Lake City, Utah.  George Albert Robison died 2 Jul 1947 in St. Marks Hospital, Salt Lake City.

Laura continued to live at 2124 Green, Salt Lake City.  In the 1949 and 1957 City Directories, Laura is listed as a seamstress for Auerback's department store, which was located at the corner of Broadway and State in Salt Lake City.  In the 1965 City Directory she is listed as retired.

Laura Robison died 28 May 1974 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  She was buried 1 Jun 1974 next to her husband in the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Laura Barbara Walker Laura Barbara Walker Robison
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Laura Barbara Walker &
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school         or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 19 Feb 2017
Date Created}  29 Aug 1993
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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