Walter Rupert Blunt

22 September 1882–4 July 1940 (Age 57)
Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Rupert

When Walter Rupert Blunt was born on 22 September 1882, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Laurien Erastus Blunt, was 29 and his mother, Amanda Pelton, was 27. He married Jane F. Ketchum on 28 September 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in New Trier Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 4 July 1940, in Wilmette, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Walter Rupert Blunt
Jane F. Ketchum
Marriage: 28 September 1901
Walter R. Blunt
Mary Helen Blunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1901Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1888: Cook, Illinois, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 16
    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: nickname for someone with fair hair or a light complexion, from Old French blund, blond (from Latin blondus) ‘blond, fair, yellow-haired’, used also of complexion.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Walter R Blunt, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Walter Rupert Blunt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Walter R Blunt, "United States Census, 1940"

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