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Savannah Georgia "Vannie" Pippin Waller
Birth: Jan. 1, 1889
Marion
Crittenden County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1936
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA

She was my Maternal Great-Grandmother. She was born Savannah Georgia Pippin in Marion, Kentucky on January 1, 1889 to William Tell and Belle (Davis) Pippin. She had one sister: Alda (Pippin) Crawford which she named her daughter after, and two brothers: Ted Wrivers Pippin, and William John "Billy" Pippin. She was married to Ulysses Simpson Waller on September 30, 1911, in Mount Vernon (Posey), Indiana, and from this union 6 children were born. Frederick Douglas "Fred" Waller, Alda Evelyn "Ben" (Waller) Woolridge, Lales Van Cecil "Les" Waller, Fleta Marie (Waller) Dimmitt, Ulysses Garland "Sparky" Waller, and Alois Reginald "Al" Waller. She died at the young age 47 on April 24, 1936. She was a loving wife, mother and all around woman. My Great Grandmother was laid to eternal rest in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Mount Vernon (Posey), Indiana.



-Newspaper Obituary-

THE WESTERN STAR - Mount Vernon, Indiana - Thursday April 30, 1936 - Page 4.

Pneumonia Proves Fatal To Local Colored Lady.

Mrs. Savannah Georgia Waller, 46, wife of Ulysses Waller and well known colored resident of Mt. Vernon, died at her home at 214 West Tenth street at 1:05 o'clock Friday afternoon. An illness of pneumonia proved fatal.

The deceased was a member of the Free Will Baptist church, Household of Ruth, colored fraternity, and the colored YMCA club.

Nearest surviving relatives are the husband; six children, Fred, Alda, Lales, Marie, Ulysses, jr. and Alois, and the father, Tell Pippin of Washington, D.C.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Tell Pippin (1873 - 1946)
  Belle Davis Pippin (____ - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Ulysses Simpson Waller (1890 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Frederick Douglas Waller (1913 - 2003)*
  Alda Evelyn Waller Woolridge (1915 - 1985)*
  Comd. Sgt. Maj. Lales Van Cecil Waller (1920 - 1997)*
  Fleta Marie Waller Dimmitt (1921 - 2013)*
  Ulysses Garland Waller (1924 - 2010)*
  Alois Reginald Waller (1927 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alda Pippin Crawford*
  Savannah Georgia Pippin Waller (1889 - 1936)
  Ted Wrivers Pippin (1896 - 1970)**
  William John Pippin (1915 - 2000)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
WALLER
SAVANNAH G. WIFE OF
U.S. WALLER
1889 - 1936
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.93445, -87.9251
 
Created by: Derric Deon
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29740842
Savannah Georgia Vannie <i>Pippin</i> Waller
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