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Walter Porter Emmons
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Birth: May 5, 1874
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1945
Port Arthur
Jefferson County
Texas, USA

Walter P. Emmons, 61 [sic 71], of 3501 Seventh street, died suddenly at his home Friday at 6:30 p.m. of a heart attack. A native of Shelby county, Mr. Emmons had lived in Port Arthur for 20 years. He was an employe of the Gulf refinery and a member of the Church of Christ.

Funeral services will probably be held at Grammier's chapel Tuesday evening. Arrangements are incomplete pending word from a son in California.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Emmy Emmons; two sons, Walter Emmons of the Navy, stationed in California and Beeman Emmons of the Army, stationed on the Marianas islands; five brothers, Rance Emmons of Jasper, Henderson Emmons of Dallas, Emmett Emmons of Austin, Leland Emmons of Aiken and Mart Emmons of Port Arthur; two sisters, Mrs. Allie Yarbrough of Grigsby and Mrs. Frances Whitton of Port Arthur; and three grandchildren.

Published in The Port Arthur News, August 18, 1945 
 
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 Parents:
  Green Berry Emmons (1843 - 1907)
  Martha Jane Wheeler Emmons (1847 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Emmaline Tyler Emmons (1885 - 1974)
 
 Children:
  Walter Porter Emmons (1909 - 1983)*
  Beeman Erastus Emmons (1916 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ransom Edward Emmons (1869 - 1947)*
  William Henry Emmons (1871 - 1919)*
  Walter Porter Emmons (1874 - 1945)
  Henderson Emmons (1876 - 1952)*
  Martha Alice Emmons Yarbrough (1878 - 1971)*
  Emmett Cicero Emmons (1880 - 1966)*
  Frances L. Emmons Whitton (1882 - 1973)*
  Leland Bennett Emmons (1886 - 1953)*
  Mart Emmons (1889 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Groves
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41188919
Walter Porter Emmons
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Walter Porter Emmons
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