Sampson Mervon Walters

Male4 August 1892–25 August 1928

Brief Life History of Sampson Mervon

When Sampson Mervon Walters was born on 4 August 1892, in Jasonville, Wright Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Luke McClellen Walters, was 30 and his mother, Martha Ann Sexton, was 30. He lived in Wright Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 25 August 1928, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Midland, Wright Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Luke McClellen Walters
Martha Ann Sexton
Charles E Walters
Ella J Walters
Sampson Mervon Walters
Evah Maude Walters
Harry M Walters
Maude Walters

Sources (8)

  • Sampson Walters in household of John E Izor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sampson Mervon Walters, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Sampson M Walters, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 10

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Walter , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

German: patronymic from Walter .

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

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