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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 07 January 18 14:42 GMT (UK) »
Yes, I'll do that shortly.
I'm having to take a short break right now, but will update when I get back.

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 07 January 18 15:40 GMT (UK) »
Petition for Naturalization - William Walker - Route 506  Route 7 South Jacksonville Florida - machinist born 11 February 1871 England.
Immigrated from Montreal 22 January 1919 and arrived Rouses point 22 January 1919.
First declared my intention 9 August 1923 Jacksonville Florida.
My wife Harriet born 22 July 1869 - Gloucestershire England.
I have 3 children - Florence 12 July 1891 now resides Montreal. George born 22 April 1894 resides South Jacksonville.  Francis born 22 April 1895 resides in England.

Affidavits signed by Ancel K Marabel - Draughtsman - Jacksonville
Benson Drake - Engineer - Jacksonville.




Florida Naturalization - William Walker - 11 February 1871 - London England - arrives Rouses Point, New York - 3 March 1919 - William aged 54 years - machinist - resides Hogan South Jacksonville (Route 8 Box 237) Immigrated from Montreal Canada on the Delaware & Hudson Railway - last residence was Mntreal - wife's name is Harriet born Gloucestershire England - Arrived Rouses Point by rail in the state of New York 1919.

Sworn 9 August 9 August 1923.

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 07 January 18 15:48 GMT (UK) »
Wow!, that's interesting, some things I didn't know in there!  :D
Thankyou again - I have signed up to Family Search now and succesfully opened the files you sent.

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 07 January 18 15:54 GMT (UK) »
That's great - here are the links to the familysearch collections which you might find useful from time to time.

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list/?page=1&region=UNITED_KINGDOM_IRELAND

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 07 January 18 15:58 GMT (UK) »
US Border crossing -  William Walker - born 1872 England and aged 47 years - port of arrival Montreal - married - machinist - going to Jacksonville Florida. Going to 335 Adams Street. March 1919.

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 07 January 18 16:02 GMT (UK) »
The Montreal connection you are coming up with is of more significance than you can imagine, as for years we have lived with the rumour "someone went to Canada", but found nothing to back it up.
Now we have all this, PLUS a sister (Florence) we never even knew about, let alone in Montreal!
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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 07 January 18 16:05 GMT (UK) »
US Border Crossing - Harriet Walker - born 1872 and aged 47 years - port of arrival Montreal Quebec -  May 1919 - last permanent address Montreal - son George - Sherbrooke Street Montreal. Going to Jacksonville FLA.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherbrooke_Street

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 07 January 18 16:07 GMT (UK) »
This is the GRO ref to Florence Harriet......

Florence Harriet Walker - Ludlow -      
GRO Reference: 1890  S Quarter in Woolwich Volume 01D  Page 1196

Baptism Place:   Woolwich St John, Greenwich - 5 October 1890
address 25 Charles Street - Core Maker - Royal Shell Foundry

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Re: WALKER, Jacksonville, FL. - Sharpsburg, GA.
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 07 January 18 16:14 GMT (UK) »
1891 UK census Woolwich, London.

RG12 Piece 532 Folio 89 Page 29

William Walker   20 Born Charlton London. Shell Foundry.
Harriett Walker   21 Born Gloucestershire.
Florence H Walker 8 months Born Woolwich london

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