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Carl Walter
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1845, Germany
Death: Jan. 12, 1912
Milam County
Texas, USA

* Rockdale Reporter, January 19, 1912
100 years ago . . Carl Walter of Gay Hill froze to death in a neighbor's field as a blizzard swept through the Rockdale area. (sent by BeNotForgot #46974545)
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* Dallas Morning News, January 18, 1912
Found Frozen to Death. Special to The News. Rockdale, Tex., Jan. 17. -- Carl Walter, aged about 70, was found dead in the field of a neighbor seven miles west of Rockdale yesterday afternoon, having been frozen to death in the blizzard last Thursday night. Mr. Walter was a carpenter and had been to a neighbor's some two miles distant, where he had several days' work. He told his family not to expect him home for a week. Thursday night, after the blizzard blew up, seeing that he would be unable to do any carpenter work for several days, he decided to return home and told his employer he would be back Monday. He started home about dark and was seen no more until his lifeless body was found the following Tuesday. His family thought he was staying out the blizzard with his employer, who supposed that he had reached home in safety. (sent by BeNotForgot #46974545)
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From his Texas certificate of death
Name: Carl Walter
Death Date: 12 Jan 1912
Death Place: Milam Co., Texas
Gender: Male
Race: white
Death Age: 66 years 6 months 12 days
Birth Date: 23 Jun 1845
Birthplace: Germany
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Occupation: Farmer
Burial Date: 17 Jan 1912
Cause of Death: Found Dead; Froze to Death
Informant: Gus Walter, Rockdale RFD
 
 
Burial:
Hickory Grove Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Deb
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
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Carl Walter
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