Robert SMITH Irene SMITH Living SMITH Eleanor M HAYES Robert A SMITH Nora A GREEN Mini tree diagram
Walter SMITH

Walter SMITH1,6,2,3,7,8,4,9,5,10,11

11th Oct 19192,3,4,5 - 23rd Sep 19972,3

Life History

11th Oct 1919

Born in Fresno, Fresno, California.2,3,4,5

1935

Resident in Fresno, California.5

8th Apr 1940

Resident Their marriage record is dated 4 May, yet in the 1940 census, taken on8 April  in Seattle, Walter and Eleanor were reported married. in Seattle, King, Washington.5

4th May 1940

Married Eleanor M HAYES in Seattle, King, Washington.8

1942

Military: Served in the U S Navy 1942-1945 on the USS Ormsby in the Pacific in the Pacific Ocean.2

1968

Resident in Ripon, San Joaquin, California.1

23rd Sep 1997

Died in Manteca, San Joaquin, California.2,3

27th Sep 1997

Buried in Ripon Cemetery, Ripon, San Joaquin County, California.2

Other facts

 

Birth of son Living SMITH

Notes

  • Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004
    Eleanor M Hayes, resident of Fresno, California
    Spouse Walter Smith, resident of Fresno, California
    Marriage 4 May 1940 Seattle, King County
    Ceremony at the Courthouse by Justice of the Peace
    Witnesses W E Whittig and J T Cowles
    Registered 15 May 1940

    Here is a strange matter.  The marriage record is dated 4 May, yet inteh 1940 census, taken on 8 April  in Seattle, Walter and Eleanor werereported married.

    1940 Federal Census, King County, Washington, 8 April, Seattle,District 40-204, Page 4A, 1807 Harvard, Hse #99, Rents $10
    Smith, Walter Head M W 20 Married Grade H3 b California Fresno Califin 1935 Welder [b abt 1920]
    Smith, Eleanor M Wife F W 14 Married Grade 8 b California Fresno Califin 1935 [b abt 1926]

    Walter is identified as a survivor in the obituary of Pink Green, hismother Nora's brother.

    "Surviving are a brother, Tom Green of Kerman; five nephews, Jake andJack Green of Fresno, Paul Birch of Lubbock, Tex., Walter Smith ofRipon and Robert Smith of Texas, and two nieces, Eva Green of Kermanand Mrs Irene Sherman of Portland, Ore."
    --  Fresno Bee, 7 April 1968

    What appears to be Walter is the person named as placing the order forhis mother's funeral.  No image of the record is available, but theindex has the name as Halter.  Probably meant Walter.

    Nora Smith, Residence Lankershim Hotel (San Francisco
    Residence Lankershim Hotel (San Francisco)
    Death Jan 16 1957 San Francisco hospital
    Funeral Saturday Jan 19, 1957 2:30 PM at Chapel
    Interment (21 Jan 1957) Woodlawn, Oklahoma, Family will not be present
    Charge to Halter [Walter?, probably meant her son Walter] Smith, 2244th St, Ripon, California
    Billed 1-30-57 (No name of Funeral Home).
    --  Funeral order form for Nora Green Smith

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Walter Smith
    Birth 11 Oct 1919 California
    Death 23 Sep 1997 San Joaquin County
    Social Security #545123475
    Mother's Maiden Name Green

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Walter Smith
    Born 11 Oct 1919
    Died 23 Sep 1997
    Last Residence Ripon, San Joaquin, California 95366
    SSN 545-12-3475 issued California (Before 1951)

    When Walter died in 1997, he had been living in Ripon, California, for47 years.

    Obituary of Walter Smith
    Resident of Ripon, California for 47 years
    Born Fresno, California
    Served in the U S Navy 1942-1945 on the USS Ormsby in the Pacific
    Survived by wife, Elanor Smith of Ripon; son Charles & wife ConnieSmith, Ripon; daughters Ruby Sand and Julie Moullet of Ripon
    Died Tuesday (23 September 1997) at Doctor's Hospital, Manteca (SanJoaquin County), California
    Funeral Saturday (27 September 1997) at P L Fry & Son Chapel, Manteca,California
    Burial location not announced
    --  Obit published Manteca Bulletin, Manteca, California, 25 September1997 (Thursday);  Clipping courtesy of Linda Martin Hanks Bussell,longtime Green-Jackson-Martin researcher, through cousin Marion Mixon,email 5 September 2016

    Burial was in the Ripon Cemetery.

    U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
    Walter Smith
    Service Info S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II
    Birth Date 11 Oct 1919
    Death Date 23 Sep 1997
    Burial Ripon Cemetery, 320 North Stockton St, Ripon, CA 95366

    Walter Smith
    Birth Oct 11, 1919
    Death Sep 23, 1997
    Spouse Eleanore Maxine Hayes Smith (1923 - 1998)
    Burial Ripon Cemetery, Ripon, San Joaquin County, California, USA
    Created by Patty Sand May 22, 2008
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #26996767,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26996767

    U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
    Walter Smith
    S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II
    Birth Date 11 Oct 1919
    Death Date 23 Sep 1997
    Burial Ripon Cemetery, 320 North Stockton St Attn Gordon, Ripon, CA95366

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