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Dewitt Clinton Wagoner
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1871
Flora (Carroll County)
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1976
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

FROM: Herald-Journal - May 15, 1976

Dr. Bob Wltham, a teacher at Indiana University Dental School, tells about his grandfather, now 105 years old.

DeWitt Clinton Wagoner is an Indianapolis resident, 105 years old. His dentist grandson informed me, "Grandfather is still pretty alert mentally." He had an appendectomy 6 weeks ago and seems to be fully recovered. "He still is very positive in his political views, as well as his criticism of Congress for wasting taxpayers' money."

"He grew up in a rugged rural atmosphere." So he uses Idioms unfamiliar to my generation. "For example, he will describe a smooth surface as being 'as slick as cow slobber.' " He also tells me that the cracks in the walls of the cabin when he grew up, were so big that in winter the snow would sift through till 'you could track a rabbit next morning on the bed covers.'

DeWitt Clinton Wagoner lived 105 years, 0 months, 11 days. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John R. Wagoner (1836 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Pearl Whistler Wagoner (1877 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Helen Melvina Wagoner (1906 - 2003)*
  Agnes Adaline Wagoner (1907 - 1988)*
  Marshall E. Wagoner (1910 - 1967)*
  Josephine L Wagoner Witham (1912 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Delphi
Carroll County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jim Hammer
Record added: Feb 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104814138
Dewitt Clinton Wagoner
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