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
1877–1954
Linna Joann Dollar
1880–1958
Marriage: 16 June 1899
Hazel Gullett
1900–
Leon Delia Gullett
1902–1955
Maybelle Elizabeth Gullett
1904–1948
Raymond Gullett
1906–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1899
Grayson, Texas, United States
children

(4)

    Hazel Gullett

    Female1900–Female

    Male1902–1955Male

    Maybelle Elizabeth Gullett

    Female1904–1948Female

    Male1906–1986Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Newton Gullett

    Male1842–1906Male

    Susan Boyd Camden

    Female1843–1914Female

siblings

(11)

    John LeRoy Gullett

    Male1864–1939Male

    William Gullett

    Male1865–Male

    Letha Odelia Gullett

    Female1866–Female

    James Gullett

    Male1869–Male

    Female1871–1953Female

+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.

Possible Related Names

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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