George Smiley Walters

October 1871–1941 (Age 69)
Scott Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of George Smiley

When George Smiley Walters was born in October 1871, in Scott Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, his father, William Harrison Walters, was 25 and his mother, Mary E. Smiley, was 25. He married Minnie Malbina Robinett on 2 July 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Hatton, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Grant Township, Clare, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died in 1941, in Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Clare, Clare, Michigan, United States.

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George Smiley Walters
Minnie Malbina Robinett
Marriage: 2 July 1892
Von Monroe Walters
Arden R. Walters

Spouse and Children

2 July 1892


Parents and Siblings

    William Harrison Walters


    Mary E. Smiley




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

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)

  • George Walters in household of William Walters, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Walters, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Walters, "United States Census, 1920"

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