Walter Newton Gullett

23 July 1877–24 April 1954 (Age 76)
Limestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Walter Newton

When Walter Newton Gullett was born on 23 July 1877, in Limestone, Texas, United States, his father, James Newton Gullett, was 34 and his mother, Susan Boyd Camden, was 34. He married Linna Joann Dollar on 16 June 1899, in Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 6, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1954, in Mexia, Limestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dawson, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Newton Gullett
Linna Joann Dollar
Marriage: 16 June 1899
Hazel Gullett
Leon Delia Gullett
Maybelle Elizabeth Gullett
Raymond Gullett

Spouse and Children

16 June 1899
Grayson, Texas, United States


    Hazel Gullett



    Maybelle Elizabeth Gullett



Parents and Siblings

    James Newton Gullett


    Susan Boyd Camden




    John LeRoy Gullett


    William Gullett


    Letha Odelia Gullett


    James Gullett



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter N Gullett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Gullett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Gullett, "United States Census, 1940"

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