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Walter Melvin Douglass

Male 1883 - 1952  (68 years)


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  • Name Walter Melvin Douglass  [1
    Born 30 Sep 1883  New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried May 1952  Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Danville, Vermillion Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 May 1952  3 Cronkhite St, Danville, Vermillion Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6629  My Genealogy

    Father Henry Douglass,   b. Bef 1883, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1906, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Mother Melissa Alice La Baw,   b. 20 Aug 1858, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1936, Mellott, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1871  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Neville Brooks,   b. 13 Sep 1884, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1963, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1900  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Douglass,   b. Aft 1883,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Margaret Douglass,   b. 16 Mar 1902, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1983, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Lewis Henry Douglass,   b. 2 Apr 1902, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1937, 35 Years Old; Covington, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     4. Anna Fern Douglass,   b. 20 Oct 1904, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1992, La Jolla, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Walter Lester Douglass,   b. 30 Oct 1906, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1980, 74 Years Old; Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Dorothy Mae Douglass,   b. 28 Mar 1910, Portland, Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1986, Patterson Gardens, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A. Source: Records of Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins of Parke County,Indiana. You must contact compiler for further information. SLJuhl,compiler--sljuhl1234@yahoo.com.

      E_OBITUARY: " EX-RAILROADER DIES AT HOME
      WALTER M. DOUGLASS, 68, a retired C & EI Railroad fireman, diedunexpectedly of a heart attack about 7 a.m. Thursday (May 8, 1952) athis home, 3 Cronkhite St. He had been in ill health about five years. The body is at the Johnson Funeral Home where it will remain forservices at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.Mr. Douglass was born Sept. 30, 1883 in New Market, Ind., the son ofHenry and Alice LaBaw Douglass. He was employed by the C & EI for 34years and was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen andEnginemen. He attended the Assembly Of God Church. Survivors includethe wife, Mabel; three daughters, Mrs. Alice McCormick of Danville,Mrs. Fern Fisher of Rantoul and Mrs. Dorothy Groves of Indianapolis; ason, Walter L. Douglass of Montezuma; 11 grandchildren; sevengreat-grandchildren; a brother, Everett Douglass of Covington, and ahalf-brother, Elmer French of Mace, Ind. One son preceded him indeath. 6:22 a.m., rescue squad of Central Fire Station to d3Cronkhite St., Walter Douglas, 68, fatal heart condition."
      "WALTER M. DOUGLASS
      "Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the JohnsonFuneral Hone for Walter M. Douglass, 68, retired C & EI Railroadfireman who died Thursday (May 8, 1952) at his home, 3 Cronkhite St.the Rev. James Hyllberg will officiate, with burial in Sunset MemorialPark. the body is at the funeral home." [Transcribed 26 Jun 2006,SLJuhl]
      Please check this: _MDCL: CONC for 5 years, and Generalized Arteriosclerosis for 10 years.
    • (Medical):He had been in ill health about five years; Coronary Arteriosclerosis

  • Sources 
    1. [S1029] Death Certificate of Walter Melvin Douglass, 08 May 1952 (Reliability: 3).