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William Edwards WALKER
  1. William Edwards WALKER1875 - 1945
m. 1901
  1. Martha Magdeline WALKER1917 - 2001
Facts and Events
Name William Edwards WALKER
Gender Male
Birth? 5 Sep 1875 Wolcott, White County, IN
Marriage 1901 to Nellie Elizabeth HIPSKIND
Occupation? Denits, Attended Indianapolis Dental School, Graduated 1898
Death? 3 Oct 1945 Wabash, Wabash County, IN
Burial? Falls Cemetery, Wabash, IN
Reference Number? 1757
Religion? Presbyterian Church

died at his home on Falls Avenue

Dr. William E. Walker, nearly 70, died Wednesday at 1 o'clock in his home on Falls Avenue following several months illness.

Dr. Walker was born in Wolcott, White County, to Benjamin Card and Jennie (Roberts) Walker September 5, 1875. He was married to Nellie Hipskind in 1901.

He attended Indianapolis Dental School, now Indiana University Dental School, where he was graduated in 1898. He practiced in Wabash one year for himself, two years with Dr. Leslie Stephenson and then in Wolcott for 10 years.

In 1912 because of ill health he moved to the farm north of Wabash where he lived until five years ago when he moved into Wabash.

He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church, a Mason and a past worthy patron of O. E. S.

Surviving are the widow, a son, Philip A. Walker, Urbana, three daughters, Mrs. D. F. Myers, South Bend, Mrs. Carl T. Benbow, Lagro, and Miss Martha Walker, at home, two grandsons, five sisters, Mrs. Anna Sanders, Fort Wayne, Miss Nina Walker, Fort Wayne, Mrs. John Farr, Wabash, Mrs. Don Rodibaugh, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Mrs. Chester James, Wabash, and two brothers, E. A. Walker, Walla Walla, Washington, and O. G. Walker, Huntington.

Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Ware W. Wimberly officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery. The body has been taken to the funeral home where friends may call.

Taken from the Wabash Plain Dealer in Wabash, Indiana .......... Thursday, 4 October 1845 ........ page 2.