|Name} Walker, Owen Francis||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 8 Mar 1896||Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 16 Jan 1916||Place} Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada (Link)|
|Death: Date} Fam 16 Mar 1962||Place} North Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada|
|Burial: Date} Aft 16 Mar 1962||Place} I.O.O.F. & Masonic Cemetery, Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } Francis Clemons Walker, Jr. & Harriet Ellen Wadsworth|
Relationship No.} 76
|1st Household No.} 706 = Deer Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada|
| Occupation 1} Laborer |
Occupation 2} Mechanical engineer
|Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints|
Craw, Sarah Adleen|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Owen Francis Walker was born 8 Mar 1896 in Hinkley, Mildred, Utah. He was the first
child of Francis Clemons Walker and Harriet Ellen Wadsworth. His brother Harold Rummell was born in 1897,
and sister Eola in 1899, both in Nevada. In the 1900 U.S. census, the family was living in Deer
Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada. Deer Lodge was a small mining town, and his father Frank was a carpenter.|
Owen's sister Faye was born in 1900, brother Arville Lazell in 1902, and brother Clemons Elmer in 1909. In the 1910 U.S. census, the family was living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada. His father Frank was a mechanical engineer. Owen's brother Earl Wadsworth (Bill) was born in 1914, and sister Irene in 1919.
Owen married Adleen Craw on 16 Jan 1916 in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada. When Owen registered for the World War I draft in 1917, they were living in Pioche and had one child. He was a stationery and mechanical engineer for the Nevada Coffee Co., in Bristol, Nevada. He was described as being tall, of medium build, with light brown eyes and dark brown hair.
In the 1920 U.S. census, Owen and Adeleen were living on Main Street, Pioche. Owen was a stationery engineer for a silver mining company. Their two children were Ellen and Owen. In the 1930 U.S. census, Pioche, their family was complete, with the addition of Wanda, Audrey and William. Owen was a laborer in the mining industry.
In the 1940 U.S. census, Pioche, Owen and Adleen had four children still living at home. Owen was a waiter mechanic in a lead zinc mine, and his son Craw, now 20, was an underground miner. They owned their own home, valued at $2,000. Owen had completed the eighth grade. When Owen registered for the old man's draft in 1942, he was employed by the Combined Metals Reduction Co., Pioche, Nevada.
Owen died 16 Mar 1962 in North Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada. He is buried in the I.O.O.F. and Masonic Cemetery, Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social} Masons|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Owen Francis Walker|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Eighth grade or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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