Individual Record 3050

Name}   Walker, Earl Wadsworth (William) Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:    Date} Exa  25 Apr 1914 Place} Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada
Marr.1: Date} Fam 14 Nov 1934 Place} Tonopah, Nye, Nevada     (Link)
Marr.2: Date} Fam 12 Jun 1964 Place}                ,        , Nevada     (Link)
Death:   Date} Exa    3 Apr 1991 Place} Henderson, Clark, Nevada
Burial:   Date} Fam  8 Apr 1991 Place} Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1732=Genealogy
Source 2} 1728=1920 USA cen
Source 3} 1729=1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1764=Newspaper
Source 5} 1730=1940 USA cen
Source 6} 1763=Newspaper
Source 7} 1004=Index
Source 8} 1582=Death record
Source 9} 1806=S.S. record
Source 10} 1735=S.S. record
Source 11}1731=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Francis Clemons Walker, Jr. & Harriet Ellen Wadsworth
   Relationship No.} 76
1st Household No.} 707 = Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada
      Occupation 1} Miner
       Occupation 2} Hoist engineer
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} McLeod, Dorothy Norma
                              Mortenson, Pearl Vernell
 Total Number of} 2
Notes:  Earl Wadsworth Walker, in later years sometimes known as William, was born 25 Apr 1914 in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  He was the seventh child of Francis Clemens Walker, Jr., and Harriet Ellen Wadsworth.  His older siblings were Owen Francis, born in 1896, Harold Rumell in 1897, Eola in 1899, Faye in 1900, Arville Lazell in 1902, and Elmer Clemons born in 1909.  His younger sister Irene was born in 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Pioche, his father Francis was a stationery engineer in a butcher shop.  His brother Rummell, 22, was a clerk in retail merchandise, brother Arville, 17, was a stationery engineer in a silver mine, and Clemons, 10, was attending school.  Earl, 5, and his siter Irene, 4 months, were at home.

In the 1930 U.S. census, the family was living on County Road, Pioche.  His father Francis was a deputy sheriff.  His brothers Clemons, 20, and Harold, 32, were both stationery engineers in the mining industry; Earl, 17, and Irene, 11, were in school.

William, as he was then known, married Dorothy Norma McLeod on 14 Nov 1934.  They were married by Judge Walter Bowler, who performed the ceremony in his home in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada.  William had been engaged in mining in the Tonopah and Goldfield area of Nevada.  At the time of his marriage, he was working with the Pittsburg-Goldfield Mining Company in Goldfield, where the couple planned to make their home.  In 1935 they were living in rural Esmeralda County, Nevada.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Earl and his wife Dorothy were living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  They owned their house, valued at $400.  Their son Norman was 4 years old.  Earl was a hoisting engineer for a lead zinc mine.  He had worked 52 weeks the prior year, earning $1790, and had completed four years of high school.

Two more children were probably born of this marriage   In 1953, Mrs. William Walker visited Goldfield for the Memorial Day celebrations with three children.  Dorothy died 1 May 1963.  She is buried in the Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada.

According to family sources, Earl married Pearl Vernell Mortenson Evans on 12 Jun 1964.  Her husband had died in 1962.  In 1975 Earl was living at 107 Grove St., Henderson, Nevada.  He died 3 Apr 1991 in Clark County, Nevada.  He is buried with his first wife in Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Earl Wadsworth Walker
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Earl Wadsworth Walker
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                      for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 14 Aug 2015
Date Created}  11 Mar 2015
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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