Walter J. Conner

1897–July 1977 (Age 80)
Olanta, Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Walter J.

When Walter J. Conner was born in 1897, in Olanta, Florence, South Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Conner, was 44 and his mother, Reba Elmira Verline Moore, was 34. He lived in Township 12 Johnson, Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Florence, Firenze, Toscana, Italy in 1960. He registered for military service in 1942. He died in July 1977, in Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Conner
Reba Elmira Verline Moore
Maggie Dell Connor
Columbus Redmond Conner
Cora Irene Connor Locklair
Ola Mayome Elizabeth Conner
Judson Leo 'JL' Connor
Walter J. Conner
Roland McDuffie Connor
Clifton Conyers

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 19

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant spelling of Connor , now common in Scotland.2 English: occupational name for an inspector of weights and measures, Middle English connere, cunnere ‘inspector’, an agent derivative of cun(nen) ‘to examine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter J Connor in household of John J Snow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Conyers in household of Jackson Conyers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter J Conner in household of Ja* Conner, "United States Census, 1900"

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