Nettie Ethel Walter

13 June 1891–30 December 1964 (Age 73)
Calista, Kingman, Kansas, United States

The Life of Nettie Ethel

When Nettie Ethel Walter was born on 13 June 1891, in Calista, Kingman, Kansas, United States, her father, Henry Albert Walter, was 46 and her mother, Rebecca Ann Hawkins, was 41. She married Jay Clarke Wagner on 2 November 1910, in Calista, Kingman, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 30 December 1964, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jay Clarke Wagner
Nettie Ethel Walter
Marriage: 2 November 1910
Nellie Alice Wagner
Rebecca Helen Wagner
Gladys May Wagner
Dora Catherine Wagner
Thelma Loyce Wagner
Henry Jay Wagner
Willis Harold Wagner
Mary Maurene Wagner
Bessie Ellen Wagner
Elizabeth Natalie Wagner
Alberta Jean Wagner

Spouse and Children

2 November 1910
Calista, Kingman, Kansas, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Albert Walter


    Rebecca Ann Hawkins




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German, Swedish, and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The personal name was introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Walt(i)er, Waut(i)er.

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

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Story Highlight


Grandma always referred to ice cream as cream. At one family gathering, where homemade ice cream had been prepared, she asked her youngest daughter, Jean for a dish of cream. When Jean handed the di …

Sources (3)

  • Nettie Walter in household of Henry Walter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nettie Wagner in household of Jay Wagner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nettie Wagner in household of Jay Wagner, "United States Census, 1920"

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