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Subject: Re: abner walker uk to usa

Roy Gillott
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Date Posted: 03:49:17 01/02/11 Sun
In reply to: Roy Gillott 's message, "Re: abner walker uk to usa" on 04:04:04 12/31/10 Fri

>Abner Walker b 30/04/1878 Heanor Derbyshire UK.
>Arrived Ellis Island in 1905 never married. His niece
>Priscilla b 24/05/1891 in Heanor arrived Ellis Island
>10/11/1914 on the Orduna, and his brother Philip b
>1868 Heanor arrived Ellis Island 17/08/1914 on the
>Laconia. They had a tailors shop on Edgemont Ave,
>Chester pa. It is believed this was just a front for a
>liquor business. The parents of the brothers were John
>Walker b 1841 and Mary Ann Eggleshaw b 1/11/1838 and
>married 7/07/1858. Their brothers were Arthur b 4/5/1859 m Phoebe Watson b 1861, these were my Great grand parents, Herbert b 1866, Ambrose b 1874 John b 1865 Isiah b 1876 m Annie and Jeremiah b 1860 m Matilda Allport 2/06/1884 There was 1 sister Sarah b 1870 m John G. Jackson 25/12/1890.
>Priscilla died 1977 m Frederick Johnston had a
>daughter Evelyn b 1923. In 1920 they lived at 1220, Crosby Street, Chester pa along with Abner Walker and listed as uncle. In 1930 they lived at 478, Brookhaven Road, Nether Providence, Delaware Co. Daughter Evelyn is listed as being 7 years old, but there's no mention of Abner. I have no information at all as to where Philip lived or if he married.

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