Individual Record 442

Name}   Walker, Orson Whitney Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:  Date} Exa 29 Mar 1910 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date}   Place}  
Death: Date} Fam  6 Feb 1966 Place}  
Burial: Date} Aft    6 Feb 1966 Place} Hinckley City Cemetery, Hinckley, Millard, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1824=Genealogy
Source 2} 150 = Genealogy
Source 3} 1783=Birth certif
Source 4} 171 = 1910 USA cen
Source 5} 772 = 1920 USA cen
Source 6} 1842=1930 USA cen
Source 7} 1843=1940 USA cen
Source 8} 159 = Cemetery rec
Source 9} 1784=Cemetery rec
Source 10}759 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Henry Walker & Alice Louisa Stout
   Relationship No.} 77
1st Household No.} 58 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1}  
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime}  
 Total Number of} None
Notes:  Orson Whitney Walker was born 29 Mar 1910 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the sixth child of George Henry Walker and Alice Louisa Stout.  He had an older sister Rela, born in 1899, and older brothers Leslie George, born in 1902, Reed in 1904, Hosea Leon in 1906, and Alma Leo, born in 1908.

In the 1910 U.S. census, Orson was living with his family on their own farm in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His father George was a general farmer, farming on his own account.  The children were Rulie (Rela), 10, Leslie G., 8, Reed C., 6, Hosea L., 4, and Alma L., 2, and Orson W., 1 month.  Also in the household was James H. Hepworth, 13, a cousin.  Rela, Leslie and James had attended school.

Alma Leo died in 1911 from bronchial pneumonia following the measles.  Jay Everett was born in 1912, Elizabeth in 1914, Rolf Stout in 1916, and Ned Stout in 1918.  Rolf died in 1919 of pernicous anemia.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Hinckley, Orson's family was enumerated in a house, not on a farm.  His father George was a salesman for a lumber company.  The children were Rela, 20, Leslie G., 18, in school, Reed C., 15, in school, Hosea L., 13, in school, Orson W., 9, in school, Everett, 7, Elizabeth, 5, and Ned S., 1.  Following that census, Karl Francis and Floyd Henry were added to the family.

Orson's father George Henry Walker died 21 Aug 1927, following gall bladder surgery, and his sister Rela died of apoplexy in 1928 in the Utah State Hospital.  His sister Elizabeth also died in the Utah State Hospital, of lombar pneumonia in 1930.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Orson was an inmate in the Utah State Hospital, located in Provo, Utah, Utah.  Also in the institution was his younger brother Jay E. Walker.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Orson, 30, was an inmate in the Utah State Training School and Hospital (for the Feebleminded), located in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah.  Also in the institution was his younger brother Floyd H. Walker, 15.  Both brothers were in the institution in 1935.

Orson died 6 Feb 1966, place unknown.  He shares a headstone with his brothers Everett Jay and Floyd Henry in the Hinckley City Cemetery, Hinckley, Millard, Utah.
Time of Birth} 12:40 a.m. Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date} Fam 12 Jun 1920 Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition} Mental illness
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   2 Nov 2015
Date Created}  12 Feb 1994
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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