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Walkup Surname History



Early Origins of the Walkup family


The surname Walkup was first found in Dumfriesshire, where they held a family seat in Wauchopedale from about the year 1150. Robert de Wauchope was one of twelve knights who negotiated the law of the border territories in 1249.

Early History of the Walkup family


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Another 317 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1590, 1672, 1656, 1734, 1723, 1751 and are included under the topic Early Walkup History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Walkup Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Waugh, Wauchope, Waughe, Walge, Wach, Walcht and others.

Early Notables of the Walkup family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Walkup family to Ireland


Some of the Walkup family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 89 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Walkup family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Walkup Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Samuel K. Walkup, aged 40, who arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Philadelphia" from Southampton, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX1F-NZ4 : 6 December 2014), Samuel K. Walkup, 28 Aug 1909; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Samuel Walkup, aged 42, who arrived in New York in 1911 aboard the ship "Campania" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ2C-7M5 : 6 December 2014), Samuel Walkup, 24 Jun 1911; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Campania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lyndon Burch Walkup, aged 14, who arrived in New York in 1913 aboard the ship "Caledonia" from Glasgow, Scotland [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNP2-C6G : 6 December 2014), Lyndon Burch Walkup, 03 Aug 1913; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Caledonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Grace Burch Walkup, aged 42, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "America" from Napoli, Italy [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W4-MMV : 6 December 2014), Grace Burch Walkup, 01 Dec 1919; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name America, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Walkup (post 1700)


  • James Elton Walkup (1909-1997), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1934 through 1939
  • James Huey "Jim" Walkup (1895-1990), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers in 1927
  • Bruce Walkup (b. 1944), retired American racecar driver
  • John Walkup, American politician, 5th Lieutenant Governor of California, 1858 to 1860
  • Robert E. Walkup (b. 1936), American politician, Mayor of Tucson, Arizona (1999-2011)
  • Mary Roe Walkup, American delegate in the Maryland House of Delegates

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX1F-NZ4 : 6 December 2014), Samuel K. Walkup, 28 Aug 1909; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, ship name Philadelphia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJ2C-7M5 : 6 December 2014), Samuel Walkup, 24 Jun 1911; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Campania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNP2-C6G : 6 December 2014), Lyndon Burch Walkup, 03 Aug 1913; citing departure port Glasgow, arrival port New York, ship name Caledonia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6W4-MMV : 6 December 2014), Grace Burch Walkup, 01 Dec 1919; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name America, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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