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William  Thomas Dewalt, Sr.

William Thomas Dewalt, Sr.

Male 1814 - 1897  (82 years)


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  • Name William Thomas Dewalt, Sr. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 4 Aug 1814  Delmont, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Mirabile, Caldwell, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 US Census, Missouri, Caldwell, Mirabile, DeWalt, William Thomas Sr. Family
    1880 US Census, Missouri, Caldwell, Mirabile, DeWalt, William Thomas Sr. Family
    William 66, father, Mary Maria Steelsmith Mother 60:
    William 22, Lucy 24, Abraham 19, Peter 26, Celia 22(d in law) note:Peter's wife (Celia Wilson) this is Vertie V. Wills grandfather's family
    Will 20 Apr 1897  , Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Will: DeWalt. William DeWalt 20 April 1897, Clinton County, Missouri
    Will: DeWalt. William DeWalt 20 April 1897, Clinton County, Missouri
    Lists the following: MARY JANE DEWALT, wide of son, JACOB DEWALT; grandson CLARENCE DEWALT; son WILLIAM T. DEWALT; son JOHN MORRISON DEWALT; son WILSON DEWALT; son ABRAHAM LINCOLN DEWALT; son PETER F. DEWALT; daughter LOUISA ROBERTS wife of ROBERT ROBERTS; daughter LIBBIE POLLARD wife of EVAN E. POLLARD; granddaughter NELLIE MUNSON daughter of my deceased daughter ANNIE; grandchildren: CLARA DEWALT; NELLIE DEWALT, GRACIE DEWALT, MINNIE DEWALT, VERN DEWALT, WILL DEWALT being the children of my deceased son JACOB DEWALT; executor: JACOB L. BROWN. Witnesses: THOMAS E. TURNEY, JAMES E. GOODRICH.
    Buried May 1897  Packard Cemetery, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 24 May 1897  Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 82 years 
    Notes 
    • !MARRIAGE: Greensburg, PA Newspaper files; Family Bible of R.H. Wills direct descendant of William Thomas DeWalt.

      !RESEARCH: DeWalt Family Organization, Nettie DeWalt Sloan, Sec, Titusville,PA.

      !WILL: Will of William De Walt, dated 20 Apr1897, filed in Clinton Co, MO.

      BIBLE RECORDS: Records of Bible of Mrs. Ronald H. Wills.
      !NEWS: Greensburg, PA Newspaper Files.

    Person ID I1004  Our Family
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2013 

    Father Ancestors Peter DeWalt,   b. 17 Dec 1780, Of, , York, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Salem, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Susanna Mock Carlotta Charlot Mauch,   b. 17 Dec 1780, Delmont, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1826, Delmont, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married Abt 1798  Delmont, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Correspondence: Harriet Nettie Mae Dewalt Sloan and Eleanor Wills Love between 1957-1967
    Correspondence: Harriet Nettie Mae Dewalt Sloan and Eleanor Wills Love between 1957-1967
    Nettie descends through Michael, son of Peter and Susannah Carlotta Moch, brother to William who married Mary Steelsmith. Nettie is, at this time, Secretary of the DeWalt Family organization. She discusses the people she has personally contacted about the DeWalt Line. Wrote a number of articles, much of the research available on the Internet has some of her research information. Provides a family group sheet for PETER and SUSANNA CARLOTTA MOCK. Nettie mentions the death of her husband SAMUEL VERNER SLOAN, in 1957. Her daughter, ALICE V. SLOAN BARNETT also sent a note and has been active in researching the DeWalt line. Nettie mentions some other hobbies: flower arranging in which she has taken prizes.

    Nettie passed away in 1964 and her daughter Alice in 2007
    Histories
    DeWalt Ancestry
    DeWalt Ancestry
    Much of this research and contacts mentioned are the same persons who Eleanor Wills Love contacted. This researcher has drawn it to gather. Miss Carrie DeWalt, Mr. Hoey and Mrs. George J. Bicknell, Mrs. Anna Bowersox, Nettie DeWalt Sloan
    Family ID F415  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Mary Maria Steelsmith,   b. 22 Jul 1819, , Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1896, , Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1839  [1
    Children 
    +1. Louesa Charlotte. Dewalt,   b. 7 Feb 1841, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1908, , Carson, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Theodora Dewalt,   b. 10 Feb 1842, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1843, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +3. Jacob Steelsmith Dewalt 2x ,   b. 31 Jul 1843, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1895, , Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Lucinda Jane Dewalt,   b. 27 Feb 1845, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1880, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +5. William Thomas Dewalt, Jr,   b. 15 Jun 1847, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1916, Centralia, Nemaha, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +6. Sarah Elizabeth Dewalt,   b. 31 May 1849, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1911, , , Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +7. John Morrison Dewalt,   b. May 1851, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1929, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +8. Peter F. Dewalt 2x ,   b. 24 Feb 1852, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1909, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +9. Anna Mary Dewalt,   b. 30 Jan 1855, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1880, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +10. Wilson Dewalt 2x ,   b. 26 Jul 1857, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1930, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +11. Abraham Lincoln Dewalt,   b. 7 Feb 1861, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1949  (Age 88 years)
     12. Dewalt,   b. Abt 1862, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Documents
    Newspaper: DeWalt Reunion for descendants of William DeWalt and Mary Steelsmith before 1949
    Newspaper: DeWalt Reunion for descendants of William DeWalt and Mary Steelsmith before 1949
    Reunion at Cameron, Caldwell, Missouri for the descendants of William and Mary Steelsmith. Held the 3rd Sunday in August. 82 DeWalt kin and their families attend. List the program, and attendees. Uncertain of the date but mentions that Abraham Lincoln DeWalt "Uncle Link" was the only remaining child of the 10 children. Clipping sent to Eleanor by Elva Swan Beebe 10 June 1968 (from Charles DeWalt), believe it is from the Cameron paper.
    Sources:  Letter written by Eleanor Wills Love 5 October 1972
    Sources: Letter written by Eleanor Wills Love 5 October 1972
    Correspondence to Elva Swan Beebe, daughter of Lucy Jane DeWalt and James Frederick Swan. Eleanor gives her contacts names and addresses of those who have been working on the DeWalt lines. With an explanation of what has been done by each. Gwinn, Steelsmith, William Savage Williams line,Newsom. Peter and Susannah DeWalt lines are mentioned.
    Correspondence: Letter from William Penn DeWalt 1957
    Correspondence: Letter from William Penn DeWalt 1957
    Correspondence in response to Eleanor Wills Love letter. Talks about his Mother (SUSAN MARY WILLIAMS DEWALT) family. Great grand father ROBERT NEWSOM murder, grandfather,WILLIAM S. WILLIAMS in the Gold Rush. Gives information about the DeWalt's (children of WILLIAM DEWALT and MARY STEELSMITH: SARA ELIZABETH DEWALT married a POLLARD had 3 children; WILSON DEWALT lived in Canada had 5 children visited them in 1914; ABRAHAM LINCOLN DEWALT lived in Boulder, Colorado it was his daughter that VERTIE VENETA DEWALT went to visit, the daughter worked for the telephone company; Some of his siblings and parents buried in CENTRALIA CEMETERY,Centralia, Kansas: CHARLIE (CHARLES LAWRENCE DEWALT, HETTIE DEWALT, HARRY DEWALT and mother SUSAN MARY WILLIAMS DEWALT, father WILLIAM THOMAS DEWALT. SULA OKLA DEWALT HILE (his sister) died of cancer of spine about a year ago, ? where buried. Mentions he has been separated from his wife EVELYN KELLOGG for about 2 YEARS. Both (2)of his girls married young, divorced had 2 children each and remarried.
    Bible Records: Records from the William Thomas and Mary Marie Steelsmith Bible
    Bible Records: Records from the William Thomas and Mary Marie Steelsmith Bible
    This information was provided by Mary Emma DeWalt Cook, daughter of Elbert and Edith M. Trevarton. In her correspondence she states they had possession of the records. I am not sure who "they' means

    Has marriage date for William and Mary Steelsmith. Lists there children and birth dates, some death dates and a lot of descendants but not much on dates and places.
    Histories
    DeWalt Ancestry
    DeWalt Ancestry
    Much of this research and contacts mentioned are the same persons who Eleanor Wills Love contacted. This researcher has drawn it to gather. Miss Carrie DeWalt, Mr. Hoey and Mrs. George J. Bicknell, Mrs. Anna Bowersox, Nettie DeWalt Sloan
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F405  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1897 - Packard Cemetery, Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1897 - Cameron, Clinton, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dewalt. William Dewalt 1814-1897
    Dewalt. William Dewalt 1814-1897
    Father of William Thomas Dewalt. Husband to Mary Steelsmith. Grandfather to Vertie Veneta Dewalt Wills who is the mother of Eleanor Wills Love.

    Documents
    Correspondence: William DeWalt. Correspondence from A.R. Alexander, Probate Judge regarding estate of William Dewalt in 1957
    Correspondence: William DeWalt. Correspondence from A.R. Alexander, Probate Judge regarding estate of William Dewalt in 1957
    Series of exchanges between Loretta Love Grover, Eleanor Wills Love and Judge Alexander concerning the Estate of William DeWalt for 1897. Copy of the will was enclosed with the last letter dated17 April 1957. Image is available of this site.

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] Bible Records - William DeWalt and Mary Steelsmith (Reliability: 3), 16 Feb 2011.