Walter Henry Summers

ID#637, b. 18 April 1875, d. 9 April 1952
Father: Joseph Summers
Mother: Martha Ellen Matthew

Birth date: 18 April 1875.1 It has also been reported that Walter was born on 28 April 1874.2
Birth place: Taylor County, West Virginia.1

Walter married Sarah Jane Sampson, daughter of Preston Sampson, on 24 March 1907 in Calhoun County, West Virginia. J. M. Kinder was the officiating minister at the ceremony, which took place at her father's home.3,1

Photograph of Walter with his parents and several siblings. Date taken: August 1917. Location: unknown. Eight of their 14 children are in this photo. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.4

Walter died at age 76 on 9 April 1952 at Millstone, Calhoun County, West Virginia.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1880Calhoun County, West VirginiaWalter H. Summers, male, age 5, son, single, born in W Va
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)5
1900Calhoun County, West VirginiaWalter H. Summers, male, age 25, son, single, born Apr 1875 in West Virginia, a day laborer with 4 months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)6

Deceased Children of Walter Henry Summers and Sarah Jane Sampson:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=2 May 2013

Citations

  1. [S286] Marriage License for Walter Summers and Sarah Jane Sampson, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00669.jpg.
  2. [S696] Walter Henry Summers, Calhoun County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 0807454_00162.jpg.
  3. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/gr1881-1936.txt
  4. [S68] Photograph of Joseph and Martha Summers with their adult children taken August 1917. From collection owned by Lela (Church) Leach, inherited by her son, Robert H. Leach. Digital scan of original photo made by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  5. [S199] Joseph Summers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 144, page 5A (243 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1401.
  6. [S1181] Joseph Summers household, 1900 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 23, sheet 4B, National Archives micropublication T623_1757.
  7. [S260] Glenn Summers, Certificate of Death, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984026_0001152.jpg.