3 Walker Family Tree WALKER Leonard W = Jane ? (1849-?) (1849-?) WALKER (1849-?) (1849-?)WALKERGeorge D = Nettie E Lord(1884-?) ( )WALKERGuy S Raymond Everett = Mary Elizabeth Ionta( ) (1908-)Beulah M = Clifford BlakeLawrence ELester AWALKERBLAKEMichael George ≠ Mary L Chandler = Marilyn Epstein( ) (1943-)JudithElizabethWALKERKristin Levering(1971-)=Michael Crisafulli(1971-)Wendy Elizabeth(1973-=Gary Hill(1972-)Tracey Leigh(1974-)=Kevin Hobbie(1980-)CRISAFULLIHILLWALKERAshlyn Haleigh(2002-)Ryleigh Morgan(2004-)Isabel(2007-)
9 Raymond E. Walker1910 – 1996Raymond was the eldest son of George D. and Nettie E. Walker.He married Mary Elizabeth Ionta in 1941 and they had one son:Michael GeorgeRaymond received his MA in 1944 shortly before his son, Michael, was born.He and his wife moved to Fryeburg, ME in 1947.Teacher.Amateur painter.
11 Beaulah M. Blake1912 to 1999Beulah M. Blake, younger sister of Raymond E. Walker, was born in Brownfield, Maine on August 22, 1912, the daughter of George D. and Nettie E. Walker.She graduated from the old Bean Memorial High School in Brownfield and hairdressing school in Portland.For many years Mrs. Blake commuted from Fryeburg to Bridgton where she was a beautician at Marion's Beauty Parlor.When she and her husband, Clifford Blake, moved from Fryeburg to Bridgton in 1941, she opened her own beauty salon at her home.She and her husband had two daughters:JudithElizabeth Benway (called Betty Ray after Beaulah’s brother, Raymond and his wife Betty).
14 McDougall Family Coat of Arms Motto: BUAIDH NO BAS means VICTORY OR DEATH
15 McDougall/Ionta Family Tree AngusKateEuphemia Christine = Michael Joseph Ionta( ) (1876-?MargaretMartinIONTAMary Elizabeth = Raymond Walker(1908-) (1910 – 1996)Martin Joseph( )Lillian Margaret = Nelson Cochrane(1912 -)Cheharine Marjorie(1912 – 2010)WALKERCOCHRANEMichael George( )Scott
16 Michael Joseph Ionta 1876 to Michael Joseph Ionta was born February 13, 1876 in Caserta Italy.He immigrated to the United States in 1898 and became anaturalized citizen in 1905.Michael moved to Mexico, Maine.He Married Christine McDougall in 1907 and they had fourchildren:Mary Elizabeth (Betty Walker)Martin JosephLillian Margaret (Margaret L. Cochrane)Cheharine Marjorie (Marjorie Katherine Ionta)He was very proud of being a United States citizen.His daughters remember that when Italian family and friends wanted to speak Italian, he said “No, we speak United States here”.
19 1920 United States Federal Census for Oxford, ME
20 Christine E. Ionta1878 to 1973Christine was born in 1878 on Prince Edward Island, Canada.Her given name was Euphemia Christine McDougall.She married Michael Joseph Ionta in Mexico, Maine in 1907 and they had four children:Mary Elizabeth (Betty Walker)Martin JosephLillian Margaret (Margaret L. Cochrane)Cheharine Marjorie (Marjorie Katherine Ionta)
21 Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Walker 1908 to presentBetty was born November 29 in Mexico , Maine.She married Raymond Walker and they had a son:Michael GeorgeIn 1948, the family moved from Portland to Fryeburg, ME whereBetty became principal of the elementary school in Conway, NH.She is fondly remembered by many of her former pupils for her toughlove, teaching these children from poor families about cleanliness andinstilling in them a sense of pride.Betty retired from teaching in 1974.She is still very active in Fryeburg, playing in local bridge clubs andis a member of the red hat society.
22 Martin Joseph Ionta1910 to 1967Martin Ionta was born in Mexico, ME, the second of four children.He and his wife, Anne, had four children:Marlene Ionta Napolitano of Saugus, MAJanis Ionta of South Portland, MEAndrew Martin IontaTed Bitsy IontaMartin died in Dixfield, ME.
23 Andrew Martin Ionta1934 to presentAndy lives in South Hero, VT
24 Ted Bitsy Ionta Bitsy lives in Dixfield, ME. He was discharged from the United States Air Force in July of 1957.Shortly after that, he joined the Rumford Rams in the Pine Tree League in Dixfield, ME.Bitsy became an accomplished pitcher, winning 225 games and is a member of the Maine Baseball Hall Of Fame.At 70, Bitsy is a member of the Rumford Cardinals of the Men's Senior Baseball League."It is amazing that Bitsy can still do what he does at his age," said a fellow baseball player, Paterson, a mere 45. "His passion seems to be fueled by the desire to do something that few people have accomplished, and because he can. It is impressive, and it has definitely rubbed off on all of us. It is great to be around a bunch of guys that have similar backgrounds and interests and be able to relate.""Every one has a hobby that they enjoy doing," says Bitsy ,“mine happens to be baseball. I've been fortunate to have played for as long as I have, and I'll continue to play until I'm not competitive any more. When will that be? Who knows?"
25 Maine Baseball Players of the 1940s Through 1970s Front: Barry Peaco, Bob Baumer, Leon Truman, Bitsy Ionta, Herman Baumer. Back: S tan Doughty, Marty Roop, Frank Gammon, John Hagburg, Adrien Fournier, Jim Baumer, Bernie Lucas, George Ferguson
26 Margaret Cochrane 1912 to present Margaret and her identical twin sister,Marjorie, were born in the tiny Maine townof Mexico on the Androscoggin River.Margaret was a physical therapist in the US Army in the 1940s.She married Nelson Cochrane and hadBruceScott
27 Margaret and Nelson Cochrane Wedding Marjorie Ionta, Margaret Cochrane, Nelson Cochrane, Michael Walker, Betty Walker, Nettie Walker
28 Marjorie Katherine Ionta Marjorie was born in Mexico, ME.She graduated in 1935 from Boston University’s Sargent Collegewith a degree in physical education after which she worked inWellesley and Arlington, MA schools.She started her career in the 1940s, when physical therapists wereviewed as technicians dispensing doctors’ prescriptions. By the time she retired in 1981, physical therapists had become decision-making professionals.In 1945, she earned a certificate in physical therapy with the help of the first training grant of its kind ever awarded by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.She joined the newly established physical therapy department at Massachusetts General Hospital where many of her patients had polio.She is remembered at Massachusetts General Hospital as a leader and a demanding professor who had little tolerance for shyness. She believed stress builds character, and she wanted to treat the whole patient, long before such thinking became commonplace.
29 Marjorie Katherine Ionta (cont) At Massachusetts General Hospital, she met fellow therapist Dorothy E. Voss, who remained her lifelong companion.The two women were recruited in the late 1940s to start a physical therapy department at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C.They later moved to Vallejo, Calif., to work and study at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Institute. They were among the first physical therapists to learn a now common form of therapy using passive stretching techniques for patients with paralysis and muscle disease.Marjorie and Voss returned to Boston in They were two of several authors of the textbook “Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation” which is now in its 10th edition.Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation is a strengthening technique used in therapeutic exercise that is based on human anatomy and neurophysiology. It is used to increase strength, flexibility, and Range Of Motion (ROM).Marjorie also taught physical therapy for many years at Simmons College, and presented lectures and workshops on therapy techniques for graduate therapists around the nation.At the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Marjorie was the first person to be named professor emerita.The institute gives an award in her name each year to a postprofessional degree student with advanced skills, empathy, and “simple elegance,’’ among other qualities.
33 Michael George Walker, PhD 1945 – 1988Son of Raymond E. and Mary Elizabeth Walker.Author of “Managing Software Reliability: AParadigmatic Approach “.Michael graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1962.He received his BA in Psychology in 1966 fromBowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, and his PhD in Political Administration from American University, Washington, DC.Michael married Mary L. Chandler in 1968 and they had three daughters:Kristin LeveringWendy ElizabethTracey LeighAfter their divorce in 1978, he married Marilyn Epstein.Michael owned a software company at the time of his death.
37 Marilyn G. Walker Marilyn married Michael G Walker. She brought four sons into the Walkerfamily:Marc EpsteinDaniel EpsteinEric EpsteinOwen EpsteinMarilyn won the 2002 MITRE Best Paper award for “ABenefits Assessment of the User Request Evaluation Tool(URET)”.Marilyn retired from MITRE Corporation in 2006 whereshe worked as a Technical Writer.
38 Kristin Levering Crisafulli 1971 to presentKristin Received her BA from the University ofConnecticut in 1995.In 1998, she married Michael Crisafulli.She and Michael Have two girls:Ashlyn HaleighRyleigh MorganKristin Organizes Van shows for MITRE Corporation in McLean, VA,Telecommuting from her home in West Chester, PA.
40 Michael Crisafulli 1971 to present Michael is Kristin Levering’s husband.He received his BS from George MasonUniversity in Manassas, VA and his MBA,international, from the University of North Carolinaat Chapel Hill – Kenan-Flagler Business School .Michael is Vice President, Infrastructure & SystemsServices at Comcast Cable in Philadelphia, PA.He is responsible for the National Infrastructure andEnterprise Operations at Comcast.
45 Wendy Elizabeth Hillwalker, PhD 1973 to presentWendy Received her B.S. in Marine Chemistry fromLong Island University, Southampton Campus NY.She received her PhD in Toxicology at Oregon StateUniversity and has been working in research thereever since.In 2002, she married Gary Hill and they have one daughter:Isabel HillwalkerCo-author of two technical publications:“Selenium accumulation patterns in lotic and lentic aquatic systems”in Chemosphere.“Exploiting lipid-free tubing passive samplers and embryoniczebrafish to link site specific contaminant mixtures to biologicalresponses” in The Science of the Total Environment .
46 Gary Hillwalker 1972 to present Gary received his B.S. in Marine Science – Geographyfrom Long Island University, Southampton Campus, NY.He founded and owns Hill’s top Designs Inc, a landscaping business inCorvallis, OR.
51 Tracey Leigh Walker, LMT, PTA 1974 to presentTracey received Massage Therapy training in Las Cruces,NM.Later, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from NorthernVirginia Community College as a Physical TherapistAssistant.Since 2007, Tracey has been studying the John F. Barnes Myofascial ReleaseApproach.Tracey now works as a Physical Therapist Assistant in Corvallis, OR.In addition, she founded and owns her own business, “Touch of Wellness”,in Corvallis where she provides both Myofascial Release treatments andMassage Therapy.In 2007, she married Kevin Hobbie.
53 Kevin Hobbie 1980 to present Kevin is married to Tracey Leigh Walker . Kevin received his BS in Geology from George Mason University in2006 .He is Faculty Research Assistant in the Environmental andMolecular Toxicology Department at Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OR and Founder at Marlee Tech Inc.Kevin is also the Walker family computer technology guru.Co-Author of “Chemical Profiling with Modeling DifferentiatesWild and Farm-Raised Salmon” in the Journal of Agricultural andFood Chemistry.