Walter Denan Hare

Walter Denan Hare

Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Death 25 Sep 1949 (aged 35)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 67584737 · View Source
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Father: John Wesley Hare
Mother: Maggie Lynn (Roller) Hare
Both preceded Walter in Death.

The last name was spelled both Hare or Haire by members of the family.

Walter was the eighth child of John Wesley Hare. He was the third child born to John Wesley and John's second wife, Maggie Lynn Roller.

Wesley Franklin Hare*
Russell White Hare*
Horace Edwin Hare
John Morris Edward Hare

* Wesley and Russell both died as infants and preceded Walter in death.

Half Siblings:
Nellie Jewell (Haire) Philpott
Nancy Agnes Haire
William Thomas Hare
Bessie Isabell Francis (Haire) Byrd
Charles Laurence (Haire) Parrish**

**Charles Laurence's mother and John Wesley's first wife, Ellen Purcell Haire died from complications of his birth. His father could not care for him and he was adopted by Stanley Russell Parrish and Eva (Goodhue) Parrish. Laurence and his wife, Grace Clawson Rife Parrish are buried in Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Illinois.

Wife: Sallie Ann Reynolds Hare

He and Sallie had 10 Children with seven surviving infancy. The first child, a son was stillborn. The last child a girl, was born 6 months after death of her father, Walter. Two daughters, Barbara Jean (11 months) and Mary Lou (6 weeks) preceded him in death.

Barbara Jean died at 11 months old, six days after the birth of Mary Lou. Mary Lou died less than six weeks later. Both were born between John and Carroll.

Walter worked for Louisville Transit Authority as a mechanic but had just completed a course to be an electrical engineer.

His believe was in line with the Wesleyan Methodist doctrine.

Walter is buried in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Rose Section (Back right in cemetery). His brother, Horace Hare is buried in same cemetery (Left front). Sallie, his wife is buried in Louisville Memorial Gardens, Louisville KY, a grave between their last son, Jerry O Hare, Sr. Walter moved to Louisville in the early 1940s from Glasgow due to his need of employment. It took a year before wife, Sallie, their 2 sons could join him. They lived on Adair Street. They had 3 more children (2 sons and a daughter) when the landlord wanted the house they rented for her brother, so Sallie and 5 children returned to Glasgow for another year for Walter to seek another place to rent. They lived at 4244 Louisville Ave, the house where he passed 25 Sep 1949...In the early years after his death Sallie did not have funds to return back to Glasgow, remained in Louisville and raised their seven surviving children.

Kentucky Birth Index 1911-1999:
Name: Walter Haire
Date of Birth: 5 Mar 1914
County: Barren
Mother's name: Maggie Robs (Roler)
Volume Number: 24
Certificate Number: 11959
Volume Year: 1914

Home in 1920: Hiseville, Barren Co, Kentucky
John W Haire 44 (Head-Rent Farmer-Farmer)
Maggie Haire 27 (Wife)
Nancy Haire 18 (Dau)
Thomas Haire 16 (Son-Farm Laborer, Home Farm)
Bessie Haire 13 (Dau)
Walter Haire 5 (Son)
Edwin Haire 3 [3 3/12] (Son)
Edward Haire 0 [2/12] (Son)

Home in 1930: District 1, Barren Co, Kentucky
Address: KNOB ROAD
John W Hare 51 (Farmer-Rent Farm-1st marriage @ 19)
Maggie L Hare 37 (Wife-1st marriage @ 17 )
Nancy Hare 29 (Dau-Single)
Walter Hare 16 (Son)
Horace Hare 13 (Son)
Edward Hare 10 (Son)

Home in 1940: Glasgow, Barren Co, Kentucky, USA
Address: Stand Pipe Rd.
Walter Hare 26 (Head-Out of work-Rent no Farm $4)
Sallie Hare 30 (Wife-Gave Census Info)
John W Hare 2 (Son)
Barbara J Hare 5/12 (Dau)
(*Grade completed schooling for Walter and Sallie list: 0. Possibly this was added by the census taker, possibly not given by Sallie as information)

A 2ND 1940 UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS for this family:
Home in 1940: Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Address: Knob Rd.
Walter Hare 26 (Head-Gave Info-Rent Farm $4-Labor Farm Work-School Grade: 5)
Sallie Hare 30 (Wife-Grade: 6)
John W Hare 2 (Son)
NOTE: NO MENTION of Barbara Jean Hare. She was abt 6 months old...She died later this same year 17 Sept 1940.
(*Grade: Highest complete School grade)

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000:
Name: Walter D Hare
Death Date: 25 Sep 1949
Death Place: Jefferson
Age: 35
Residence: Jefferson
Volume: 42
Certificate: 20865

Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 Record:
Name: Walter D Hare
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 35
Birth Date: 5 Mar 1914
Birth Place: Barren, Kentucky, USA
Death Date: 25 Sep 1949
Death Place: Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
Father: John Hare
Mother: Maggie Roller

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  • Created by: Dorothy Hare Wigginton
  • Added: 28 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67584737
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Denan Hare (5 Mar 1914–25 Sep 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67584737, citing Glasgow Municipal Cemetery, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Hare Wigginton (contributor 47472543) .