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Born on 1 Jan 1800. Alexander Walker married Catherine Brownlee and had 2 children. He passed away on 20 Feb 1881 in Addiwell, West Calder.
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Surname meaning for Walker
English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker. As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.