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Walter Roberts SMITH

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  • Name Walter Roberts SMITH 
    Born 2 May 1908  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Oct 1995  Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 6 Oct 1995  Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I17  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-128 Smith Branch: James Smith b Germany m Teresa Fuller > Can((YDNA-Kit*667))
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    Father Charles William SMITH,   b. 7 Apr 1864, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1940, Oswego, Kosciusko, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Lillian (Lizzie) REES,   b. 13 Sep 1869, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1955, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1900  Grand Haven, Ottawa County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family C e n s u s 1910  Ward 7, Chicago, Cook, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family C e n s u s 1930  Milford, Kosciusko, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Edith MILLER,   b. 4 Nov 1909, Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 2002, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1928  Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Walter told Elizabeth Gail that they had to elope because Mabel’s father didn’t want him to marry Mabel.
    Children 
    +1. Robert Walter SMITH,   b. 26 Aug 1929, Warsaw, Kosciusko Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 2000, Florissant, St. Louis Co., MO. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2012 10:50:11 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1908 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jun 1928 - Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1995 - Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Oct 1995 - Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Born in Chicago, Cook County, at a house at 63rd Place and Danty Ave. Address was either 6301 or 6302. Walter’s children were unaware that he had been member of the United Automobile Workers of America when he was younger. It is unknown when he joined the Union but he withdrew his membership on 9 Feb 1942.

      Metro
      Evansville Courier, The (IN) - October 5, 1995
      Walter Smith

      Walter R. Smith , 87, of Evansville, died at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday at Welborn Baptist Hospital.

      He was a salesman for Western Chemical Co. and a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

      He was a 50-year member of Evansville Masonic Lodge 64. He was a member of York Rite, Hadi Shrine and the Hadi Shrine Color Guard.

      Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Mabel; a daughter, Marcia Grabert of Doniphan, Mo.; two sons, Marvon L. Smith of Danville, Ky., and Robert W. Smith of Ferguson, Mo.; a brother, C.W. Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

      Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Alexander Funeral Home East Chapel, the Rev. George Purnell officiating, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

      Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where Evansville Masonic Lodge 64 will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m.,


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