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Walker, George Washingtonlocked

  • Charlotte Fell-Smith
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Walker, George Washington (1800–1859), missionary, was born in London on 19 March 1800, the twenty-first child of John Walker (1726–1821) and his second wife, Elizabeth, née Ridley. His mother died early and his father moved to Paris, and he was brought up by a grandmother at ...

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