George Bunyan Walters

21 August 1867–20 July 1948 (Age 80)
Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Bunyan

When George Bunyan Walters was born on 21 August 1867, in Union, North Carolina, United States, his father, Moses Aaron Walters, was 22 and his mother, Eliza Jane Belk, was 22. He married Sarah Boosa Chears on 7 January 1899. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marshville, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Marshville Township, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 20 July 1948, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80.

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George Bunyan Walters
Sarah Boosa Chears
Marriage: 7 January 1899
Odus Opella Walters
Gladys Gertrude Walters
Bunyan Heath Walters
Mott Walters
Alline Elizabeth Walters
Mabel Leigh Walters

Spouse and Children

7 January 1899
Union, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 10

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Walter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • G Bunyan Walters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • G Bunyan Walters, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Walters in household of Moses Walters, "United States Census, 1870"

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