Jennie Lydia Jane Steward

25 April 1889–3 August 1961 (Age 72)
Spencer Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jennie Lydia Jane

When Jennie Lydia Jane Steward was born on 25 April 1889, in Spencer Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis Wallace Steward, was 27 and her mother, Cora Celestial Barr, was 24. She married Roscoe Gillespie Walter on 27 April 1916, in DeKalb, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Spencerville, Spencer Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 3 August 1961, at the age of 72, and was buried in White City Cemetery, Spencer Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States.

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Roscoe Gillespie Walter
Jennie Lydia Jane Steward
Marriage: 27 April 1916
Margaret Joan Walter
Fara Lee Walter
Marion D. Walter

Spouse and Children

27 April 1916
DeKalb, Indiana, United States


    Margaret Joan Walter


    Fara Lee Walter


    Marion D. Walter


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stewart .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jennie H Walters in household of Roscoe G Walters, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jennie Walter in household of Roscoe G Walter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie L Walter in household of Roscoe G Walter, "United States Census, 1920"

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