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William Holmes Walker was born 28 August 1820 in Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont to John Walker (1794-1869) and Lydia Holmes (1800-1842) and died 9 January 1908 Lewisville, Jefferson County, Idaho of unspecified causes. He married Olive Hovey Farr (1824-1915) 1 November 1843 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. He married Mary Jane Shadden (1830-1916) 28 April 1850 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. He married Olive Louise Bingham (1844-1921) 30 August 1858 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. He married Harriet Paul (1848-1897) 22 April 1865 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Biography[]

Walker, a member of the Mormon Battalion, joined five men who returned east at Green River to help guide oncoming companies. He joined with his wife to travel to Salt Lake Valley in the Spencer-Eldredge company. In 1857 he captained his own company of Saints emigrating to the valley.

  • Mormon Battalion Sick Detachments (1847)
  • William H. Walker Freight Train (1857) - Company Captain



Children



Offspring of William Holmes Walker and Olive Hovey Farr (1824-1915)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elva Walker (1848-1853)



Offspring of William Holmes Walker and Mary Jane Shadden (1830-1916)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Theodocia Frances Walker (1851-1920)
Simeon H Walker (1852-1928)
Solomon Walker (1854-)
Don Carlos Walker (1858-1930)
William Adelbert Walker (1859-1940)
Winslow Farr Walker (1861-1943)
Welby Holmes Walker (1864-1947)
Edwin Walker (1865-1869)
Olive May Walker (1871-1956)




Offspring of William Holmes Walker and Harriet Paul (1848-1897)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lorin Paul Walker (1866-1948)
Charles Oakland Walker (1868-1947)
Lorenzo Walker (1870-1912)
Eliza Walker (1871-1920)
Hatta May Walker (1873-1965)
Elizabeth Jane Walker (1875-1974)
Eunice Wlaker (1876-1955)
Franklin Walker (1878-1973)
Emma Walker (1880-1914) 9 March 1880 Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah 17 May 1914 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Ernest Extra Stevenson (1878-1956)
Wilford Walker (1882-1964)
Laura Ann Walker (1887-1948)







Siblings

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