NameWalter Ellsworth Figert, G Grandfather
Birth11 Mar 1883, Wabash Co., Indiana
Death23 Apr 1978, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Burial25 Apr 1978, Pleasant Hill Cm, North Manchester, Wabash Co., Indiana
Marriage14 May 1905, Laketon, Wabash Co., Indiana
SpousePearl Mae Grisso, G Grandmother
Birth24 Apr 1887, Laketon, Wabash Co., Indiana
Death26 Jul 1990, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Burial29 Jul 1990, Pleasant Hill Cm, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth20 Mar 1906, Wabash Co., Indiana
Death23 May 1981, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth9 Nov 1909, Laketon, Wabash Co., Indiana
Death5 Jan 1976, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth25 Sep 1911, Laketon, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth17 Aug 1914, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth12 May 1916, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth4 Aug 1917, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth24 Apr 1919, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth6 Oct 1921, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Birth30 Nov 1923, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana
Notes for Walter Ellsworth Figert
There is a tape of Walter and Pearl Figert reminiscing about their lives in the living history collection of the Indiana State Library. I have a copy of this tape which I obtained from the branch library in Wabash, and have transcribed it.
His WW I draft registration card, filed 12 Sep 1918, records Walter Ellsworth Figert, age 35, residence 19 W. Main St., Wabash, Wabash Co., Ind, born 11 March 1883, occupation driver, employer Wabash Delivery Company, nearest relative wife Pearl May, same address.
Wabash Co. Death Records Book 1977/80, p. 18, lists Walter Ellsworth Figert, b. 11 Mar 1883 in Indiana, father Peter Figert, mother Lucinda Arnold; d. 23 Apr 1978, age 95, in Wabash. Married, informant Pearl Mae Figert, spouse.
Notes for Pearl Mae Grisso
Wabash Co. Death Records Bk 1989-, p. 51, lists Pearl Mae Figert, b. 24 Apr 1887 in Laketon, IN, father Simon Grisso, mother Mary Ohmart; widowed; d. 26 July 1990, age 103, at Millers Merry Manor West. (Address: 720 N. Alber Wabash, Indiana 46992 (219) 563-4112)
I have copies of several newspaper articles written on the occasion of the family reunion in honor of Pearl's 100th birthday.
Notes for Walter Ellsworth & Pearl Mae (Family)
Wabash Co. Marriage License book 15, p. 221, license issued to Walter Ellsworth Figert & Pearl May Grisso on 12 May 1905. Application in Book 1, p. 16 (not examined)