Walter Franklin Wales

Male 1870 - 1938  (68 years)


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  • Name Walter Franklin Wales  [1
    Born 15 Feb 1870  Richland, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Frank 
    Died 15 Dec 1938  Rochester Twp., Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Richland, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I3654  Bishir Family | John & Angelina Bishir
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 

    Father William Wales,   d. Abt 1876 
    Mother Catharine Walters,   d. Abt 1877 
    Family ID F1476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E. Milliser,   b. 22 Apr 1880, Aubbeenaubee Twp., Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1957, Woodlawn Hospital, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1897  Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Carrie Arletta Wales,   b. Oct 1898, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mable Amanda Wales,   b. Apr 1900,   d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 9 years)
    +3. Ernest William Wales,   b. 13 Jul 1902, Rochester, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1973, St. Petersburg, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Ora Wales,   b. 24 Jun 1905, Rochester, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1978, Richmond, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Jennie Thelma Wales,   b. 9 Jan 1908, Fulton Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Ada Mildred Wales,   b. 24 Sep 1914,   d. Aft Oct 1973  (Age > 59 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F1474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Friday, December 16, 1938: Frank WALES, aged 68, retired farmer and a life long resident of the Burton neighborhod, died at his farm home six miles northwest of this city at 3:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The deceased had been in ill health for three years and bedfast for the past two weeks. The deceased was born Feb. 15, 1870, son of Wm. and Cassey WALES. His father died when he was six years of age and his mother when he was seven. He was one of five children. Had Mr. Wales lived until Christmas Day he would have been able to celebrate his forty-first wedding anniversary. His wife was Mary MILLISER. Mr. Wales was a member of the United Brethren church at Burton. Surviving besides the wife are five children, Mrs. Mark SIXBEY, Kewanna; Ernest WALES, Elkhart; Ora WALES, at home; Mrs. Clyde WOLFE, Frankfort; and Miss Ada WALES at home; six grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Amanda BOWMAN and Mrs. Mary WOODCOX, both of Rochester.

      1870 Census: Richland, Fulton, PA, Jul 13, 1970
      William Wales, 40, PA
      Catharine, 25, PA
      Susan, 16
      Mary, 12
      Amanda, 2
      Frank, 0/12

      1880 Census: Rochester, Fulton, IN
      Frank Wales, 10, other, home of James Borden

      1900 Census: Union, Fulton, IN
      Frank Wales, Feb 1870, 30, married 2 years, IN
      Mary, Apr 1880, 20, married 2 years, 2 children, 2 living
      Carrie, Oct 1898, 1
      Dau, Apr 1900, 1/12

      1910 Census: Rochester, Fulton, IN
      Frank Wales, 40, married once for 12 years
      Mary, 30, married once for 12 years, 5 children, 4 living
      Carry R., 11
      Ernest W., 7
      Ora, 4
      Jennie, 2

      1920 Census: Rochester, Fulton, IN
      Frank Waler, 49, IN
      Mary, 39, IN
      Ernest W., 17
      Ora, 14
      Jennie T., 11
      Rida M, dau, 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S875] Correspondence with Mark Young.

    2. [S885] Correspondence with Wendy Ramirez.

    3. [S1212] We’re Coming to America, Dori Coplien.