Special thanks to Sue
Edminster for the following photographs.
Arbuckle - daughter of Robert, was born
23 July 1847 in Carmunnock, Scotland. She married
in Canada about 1862-1863, William Alexander
Walker [ View photo of Wm ] son of George (born in
Ireland between 1820-1823) and Margaret Amelia
O'Daly/Daly who was the daughter of a British
Army officer who was born between 1820-1822 in
Calcutta, India. [ View photo of Jean with
young son ].
husband William was born 19 Mar 1843 in Kingston,
Ontario, Canada where family tradition holds that
he was at one time the editor of Kingston Daily
News, but has not yet been proven. The Walkers
moved to the U.S. in about 1867, moving first to
Missouri, then to Iowa, and were in Minnesota by
about 1877 where they ran a boarding house for
teachers in Staples.
time their youngest child was born in the summer
of 1891, the Walkers were living in the Village
of Bemidji where William was a farmer and later
"watchman at a public building." They
lived for about seven years in an apartment above
the train depot in Bemidji. [ View photo of Depot ].
died in 1907. William was living with his
daughter Caroline Hurley in Seattle, WA when the
1920 census was taken. He passed away on 6 Mar
1930 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, MN.
Jean (Arbuckle) & William Walker
Walker - born abt 1864. Died
at age two.
Alexander Walker - born 27 Nov 1865 in
Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada;
died 7 Sep 1932 in the Northern Pacific
Hospital in St. Paul, MN. He
married Georgianna (BOSS), daughter of
Andrew Jackson Boss and Zilpha M.
(Shipman) who was born in Michigan on 7
Jun 1837. They were the parents of:
Elsie, wife of Ralph Everest; Nellie;
William; George; Frederick; Osborn; and
Everest Diary Blog by Sue Edminster
A. Walker - born abt 1870 in Missouri and
was known as Millie. She married Phillip
Barnahart at the age of 16. They were the
parents of: Pearl, Cecile, Merle, George,
Irene, Elsie, Calvin "Jack",
and Gertrude. They Lived in Lynden,
Washington and Margaret was listed as
deceased daughter of Jennie Aburckle
Walker in Peter Arbuckle's Probate
Records with her children listed as: Mrs.
Pearl Moore, Cecile Barnhart Lindseth,
Merle Barnhart, George E. Barnhart, irene
Barnhart Larsen, Elsie Barnhart Carlson,
Calvin L. Barnhart, and Gertrude Barnhart
Walker - born Mar 1872 in Missouri and
married Thomas J. HATTEN. He was born 7
May 1850 and had been the father of four
children by his first wife Sarah Alley.
They lived in Jamestown, ND and Caldwell,
ID and were the parents of Beatrice, Tom
Walker and Rex.
Walker - born about 1874 in
Missouri. She married O. UPPER and
lived in Saskatchewan, Canada and had a
Alma Walker (twin of Chester) - born 22
Mar 1876 in Garner, Hancock, IA.
She married (1) Edward Ignatias HURLEY
who was born in Woolich, England and were
the parents of Catherine Jeanne and
Caroline Margaret Ann. After her divorce,
she married (2) Jack PARKSTON and died on
9 Jan 1969 in Los Altos, California.
A. Walker (twin of Caroline) - born 22
Mar 1876 in Garner, Hancock,
IA. Lived with the Uppers
after his parents died; Never Married.
Maud Walker - born 5 Feb 1878 in
Bluffton, Otter Tail, MN. She
married on 24 Jun 1902 in Beltrami Co.,
MN Edward E. KIRWIN. Lived in Renton,
Washington where they raised Ruth
Sutherland (Charlotte Walker's daughter).
Olive died in April 1980 in Seattle.
Henry Walker - born 31 Oct 1879 in
OtterTail, MN. He married Hazel
(MINNICH) in 1917 and were the parents of
Ellen Jane who died in her infancy in
Portland OR; Olive Lorraine; William
Charles; and Donald Rex. William H.
Walker died in 1969 at the age of 89 in
I. Walker - born 21 Aug 1881 in
Bluffton, Otter Tail, MN; died 28 Oct
1906 in Beltrami Co., MN. She
married J.L. SUTHERLAND and had one
daughter, Ruth Mildred who was born
January 31, 1905 in Bemidji. It is said
that Charlotte was expecting another
child when she fell from a ladder and
later died of what was officially stated
as "Inflamation of the
Walker - born 16 Aug 1883 in Minnesota
and died in February of 1971 in
Minneapolis. She married Michael A.
DOWNS who worked as a
"switchman" for the Minnesota
and International Railroad. They were the
parents of Philip and Kathleen.
Ione Walker - born 22 Feb 1889 in
Otter Tail, Minnesota. She married
William LEONARD and were the parents of
Rowene & William. They resided in
Washingston state where Edith died on 19
Irene Walker - born Jun 1891 in
Minnesota. She married on 15 July
1914 in Beltrami Co., MN Burr
TODD. They lived in Auburn, WA and
did not have children. Ruth died 5 April
- son of Robert, was born 2 May 1849 in
Carmunnock, Scotland and married on 6 Oct 1871 in
Harriston, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Ellen
William Arbuckle & Ellen (Bannerman)
Arbuckle - born 14 Jul 1872 in
Harriston, Wellington, Ontario,
Canada; married Jessie Hamilton,
daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth
(MacTavish) on 21 Feb 1906 and
are the parents of Grace, Alice,
Belle, Bill, and Margaret
Arbuckle. Robert died 06 Feb 1967
in Wingham, Ontario.
John Arbuckle - born 12 Sep 1874
in Harriston, Ontario, Canada;
married Margaret Robertson, the
daughter of David and mary
(McKenzie) in 1910, she having
been born 06 Aug 1875 and passed
away 20 Dec 1943. They were the
parents of Daniel, David, Robert,
Gert, and Edythe Arbuckle.
William passed away on 09 May
"Ida" May Arbuckle -
born 20 Aug 1876 in Harriston,
Ontario, Canada; married John J.
Fryfogle on 11 July 1906. The
surname of Fryfogle was shortened
to Fry. He passed away on 01 July
1946, and Ida in March of 1966.
They were the parents of Clayton,
Grace, Harry, and Vera Fry.
Alexander Arbuckle - born 25 Aug
1878 in Harriston, Ontario,
Canada; died 01 Jan 1890.
Janet Dyer Arbuckle - daughter of Robert, was
born in Carmunnock in 1851 and died in Bottineau,
Minnesota. She was the wife of William
Davidson who was born in Aberlemno, Scotland in
1845 and was the son of James Davidson and Mary
Smith and is listed in the 1851
and William moved from Ontario, Canada with their
children in 1882 and settled in Wadena county,
Minnesota where they were enumerated in the 1900 Wadena County Minnesota
Federal Census. - William and Janet
remained in the Wadena area and raised a family
of ten children - the younger ones being Ella,
Mabel, Edna and Charles. - Eldest son Alexander
died in Wadena in 1905; son William married as
his first wife, Elizabeth Moodie whose
descendants now reside in California; daughter
Jane appears to have died before 1885; Margaret
married Joseph BLAHA and they lived in Wadena the
remainder of the lives and were the parents of
seven known children; nothing further is known of
Mary Christine who was born in 1880; son Robert
married Pearl (Johnson) and removed from Wadena
in 1905 and were the parents of fourteen children
- one set of twins; daughter Ella married Marion
Isherwood in Wadena in 1906; nothing has been
learned of daughters Mabel and Edna; and son
Charles had left Wadena but was buried in Wadena City Cemetery along with his parents. (See
Davidson for further Information)
Janet Dyer (Arbuckle) & William Davidson
|1. Alexander Davidson - born
09 Dec 1872 in Minto, Ontario, Canada;
died 23 Jul 1905 in Wadena, MN; buried in
Wadena City Cemetery
|2. William John Davidson -
born 27 Nov 1875 in Minto, Ontario,
Canada. He married (1) Elizabeth Moodie;
(2) Lillias Black.
|3. Jane Davidson - born 29
Sep 1876 in Minto, Ontario, Canada.
|4. Margaret Jane Davidson -
born 26 Jan 1878 in Minto, Ontario,
Canada. Wife of Joseph J. Blaha; buried
in Wadena City
|5. Mary Davidson - born Mar
1880 in Ontario, Canada. Living with her
family at age 20, single; listed in the
1900 census for Wadena Co., MN.
|6. Robert Davidson - born 22
Feb 1882 in Minto, Wellington, Ontario,
Canada; died 5 May 1950 in Bottineau,
Bottineau County, North Dakota; buried in
Wadena City Cemetery, Minnesota.
Was the husband of Pearl Edna Johnson.
|7. Ella M. Davidson - born
Mar 1884 in Wadena, Wadena, MN and was
the wife of Marion Isherwood.
|8. Mabel Davidson - born Sep
1886 in Wadena, Wadena, MN.
|9. Edna Davidson - born Nov
1889 in Wadena, Wadena, MN.
|10. Charles E. Davidson -
born 4 Mar 1893 in Wadena, Wadena, MN;
died 7 Jun 1952 in Wilmar, Kandiyohi, MN.
Listed on the 1900 Wadena county Census,
Arbuckle - daughter of Robert (sister of
Janet who married William Davidson), was born in
1852 in Carmunnock, Lanark, Scotland and died in
Lynden, Whatcom, Washington. She was the
wife of Edwin M. Philo whom she married on 21 Mar
1883 in Wadena, MN. Edwin was the son of
Charles Philo and Hannah Baldon.
marrying Edwin, they moved to Washington in 1886
and settled in Lynden where they were listed in
the 1900 and 1910 census records of
Whatcom County. At the time of her death, Mary
was survied by son Charles of Lynden, brother
John Arbuckle, sister Agnes Hinckly (both of
Lynden) and two brothers in the east. She was
buried in Lynden Cemetery.
Mary (Arbuckle) & Edwin M. Philo
D. Philo - born 25 Aug 1884 in
MN; died 22 Dec 1968 in Lynden,
Whatcom, WA. He married on 23 Jun
1919 in Lynden, Whatcom, WA Lena
Daniel McNiven Arbuckle - son of Robert, he was
born 11 Aug 1855 in Canada. He married
Harriet Chapman, daughter of Irish emigrants
Benjamin and Mary who were living in Wisconsin at
the time Harriet was born.
Harriet, Ray, Molly and Floyd all moved up to
Brock, Saskatchewan where they homesteaded. Ray,
not liking Saskatchewan, moved to Washington
state. He settled there, married and had a
daughter. Molly was married in Saskatchewan and
moved to Richlea, Saskatchewan. Floyd lied about
his age and joined the WWI war effort
coming home with tuberculosis and meeting his
first wife, Nettie Leigh Thompson at a hospital
for tuberculosis patients. His parents appear to
have remained in Brock.
died in SK and Daniel died 07 Jun 1927 while
visiting Ray in Whatcom Co., Washington.
Daniel Arbuckle & Hattie (Chapman)
Arbuckle who was born 30 May 1888
in Richwood, Becker Co.,
Minnesota and married Alexander
Cecil Arbuckle who was born
24 Sep 1892 in Richwood, Becker
Co., Minnesota and may have died
in July of 1967 in Granite Falls,
Walter Arbuckle who was born 7
Mar 1902 in Deer Creek, Otter
Tail Co., Minnesota. He
married Nettie Leigh Thompson and
had Ray and Effie.
Arbuckle - daughter of Robert, born in
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1860 and came with
her family to the U.S. when she was nine years
old and they settled in Bluffton, Otter Tail
married Charles Crabtree and after his death, she
married (2) Albert Hinckley and afterwards, she
and her husband went to Lynden, Washington. She
died at the home of her son Edgar.
Agnes (Arbuckle) & Charles Crabtree
|1. Herbert F. Crabtree -
born 17 Feb 1879 in Canada; died 18 Nov
1963 in Lynden, Whatcom, WA.
|2. George Crabtree - born
Aug 1885 in Minnesota.
|3. Ethel Crabtree - born 16
Jul 1888 in Minnesota; died 20 Jan 1954
in Port Townsend, WA.
|4. Walter Crabtree - born 11
May 1891 in Lynden, Whatcom, WA; died 2
|5. Charles Edward Crabtree -
born 2 Jul 1893 in Lynden, Whatcom, WA;
died 10 Nov 1958 in Lynden, Whatcom, WA.
Agnes Arbuckle-Crabtree & Albert
Mary Hinckley - born 1904 in Lynden,
Whatcom, WA; died 1920 in Lynden, WA.
Audrey died while in high school.
Arbuckle - son of Robert, born in Canada
in 1867 and married Mina Soule, the daughter of
Charles and Emily (Woodruff), formerly of New
York. Their children were: Mildred who was
born in August of 1893 and son Charles who was
born in May of 1897.
Alexander Arbuckle - son of Robert, born
in Minto, Canada in 1874 and died 30 Oct 1934 in
Glacier, Washington. He married Freda Adelaide
Bergman who was the daughter of John and Anna
Bergman. John was the county assessor in
Sentinel Butte North Dakota where they had a
house near the river which had a dirt or sod
roof. - The spent their later years in Washington
state where their descendants still live.
John Alexander Arbuckle & Freda Adelaide
|1. Clyde Arbuckle - born 8
May 1899 in Bemidji, MN; died 20 Jan 1959
in Custer, WA.
|2. Glenn Leicester Arbuckle
- born 4 Jul 1902 in Sentinel Butte, ND;
died 5 Dec 1988 in Haynic, WA
|3. Fred Alexander Arbuckle -
born 1 Mar 1904 in Sentinel Butte, ND;
died 4 Oct 1988 in Puyallup, WA
|4. Freda A. Arbuckle - born
25 Nov 1907 in Sentinel Butte, ND; died
16 Jul 1979 in Bremerton, WA.
|5. Leslie Arbuckle - born 25
Sep 1910 in Sentinel Butte, ND; died 17
Apr 1988 in Panarama City, WA.
|6. Ellen Arbuckle - born 11
Jul 1912 in Sentinel Butte, ND.
|7. Adelle Arbuckle - born 20
Dec 1915 in Sentinel Butte, ND; died 21
Sep 1916 in Sentinel Butte, ND.
|This is but a
brief summary of what has been learned of the
descendants of John Arbuckle of Lanark, Scotland.
Records which have documented their life are
recorded here with the assistance and teamwork of
their descendants from Canada and the United
States. View the Table of Contents for a list of
these records and other researchers and
descendants currently working on these lines.
Parochial Birth/Christening &
Marriage Records of Carmunnock,
Scotland; Batch #C116312; #C116314;
Parochial Marriage Records of
Eastwood, Renfrew Scotland; Batch
- OPR -
Gorbals, Lanark, Scotland Marriages,
Fettercain, Kincardine, Scotland
Births & Christenings, Batch
- OPR -
Glasgow, Lanark Scotland Birth and
Christenings, Batch #C119672.
1851, 1861 Census Records of Lanark,
Menzies Arbuckle, The Arbuckles of
East Wawanosh, A History with
Genealogies of the Arbuckle,
Bannerman, McKenzie & Robertson
Families; FHL Film #1035690 Item 5.
papers & research of Mark S.
- The Highland
News 24 Dec 1863 - Extracts of Capt
Barrett Letter from Libby Prison
(Including info on John Arbuckle)
Bible & Research & Headstone
Photos of Glenda Frank Moser
- State of
MN Death Certificate.
Tail, MN County Birth Records
Tail County History, Volume I
County Birth & Marriage Records.
City Cemetery Inscriptions, 6050884
Historical Society Web Site.
Wadena, MN Federal Census, 1240795.
- Clerk of
District Court, Wadena County
Marriage Records 1873-1955, FHL
- Clerk of
the District Court, Register Of
Births, Cherokee Co., IA, FHL
Certificate."Minnesota Dept. of
Health - Rec #028217."
Co., MN Index (Newspaper), May 12,
Papers & Research of Ruthanne
Papers of Nancy Gullison
Records - Harriston, Wellington Co.,