Walter Isaac Dripps1
M, b. 8 April 1883, d. 27 June 1941
Walter Isaac was born on Sunday, 8 April 1883 in Brandon, Knox County, Ohio.2,3 Walter married Mary Magdalena Smith, daughter of Henry Smith and Paulina Fredrica Meinzer, on 19 April 1905 in Upper Sandusky, Crane Township, Wyandot County, Ohio.4 Walter and Marie had children: Edgar LeRoy , Harold Eugene ]1909] & Fredrick Drummond . 21 April 1910, Walter and his wife, Mary, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Marion, Marion County, Ohio, at 444 Pearl Street, Ward 3. Enumerated in this household were Walter I Dripps [27 Ohio], Marie L. [25 Ohio], Edgar L. [3 Ohio] & Harold E. [7/12 Ohio]. The couple had had 2 children both living. They had been married for 5 years. Walter worked for the freight office. They were renting their home.5 16 January 1920, Walter and his wife, Mary, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Marion at 237 West Fairground Street, Ward 2. Enumerated in this household were Walter I. Dripps [36 Ohio], Marie [35 Ohio], Edward [12 Ohio], Harold [10 Ohio] & Frederick [7 Ohio]. The couple owned their home free and clear. Walter was a hostler for the railroad.6 Walter's wife, Mary, died on 1 November 1926 in Marion leaving him a widower.7 19 April 1930, Walter was listed on the U.S. Federal Census at Marion. Enumerated in this household were Walter I Dripps [48 Ohio - widower] a lodger in the home of Reginald Schroll. He is a manager at a transfer and storage house.8 Walter married 2nd Rose Mae Dove between 1930 and 1934. 8 April 1940, Walter and his wife, Rose, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Marion at 619 N. Prospect Street. Enumerated in this household were Walter I Dripps [57 Ohio], Rose M. [48 Ohio] & a Lodger Mulvaine Burdell [28 Ohio - Divorced]. Mulvaine was a construction worker.9 Walter departed this life on Friday, 27 June 1941 in Marion at age 58 years, 2 months and 19 days.10 He was buried at Upper Sandusky, Crane Township in Old Mission Cemetery.
|Mary Magdalena Smith b. 1 Sep 1883, d. 1 Nov 1926|
|Rose Mae Dove b. 10 Sep 1881, d. 12 Oct 1951|
- [S589] World War I Draft Records: Walter I. Dripps - Residence: 698 N. Main St., Marion, Marion County, Ohio; Age: 35 years; Date of Birth: April 8, 1883; Race: White - Native born; Occupation; Hostler at Hocking Valley Railroad Roundhouse; Nearest Relative: Mrs. Marie L. Dripps at same address; Description: Medium Height, Medum Build, Blue eyes, Light Brown Hair. Dated Sept. 2nd, 1918.
- [S426] U. S. Federal Census Record: 1900.
- [S506] Note: Social Security Application: Walter Isaac Dripps - Born: 8 April 1883; Place of Birth: Brandon, Ohio; Father John C. Dripps; Mother: Sarah E. Crosby. Application Date: Nov. 1936.
- [S1898] Ohio, County , 1774-1993: Marriage License Application, Probate Court, Wyandot County, Ohio - In the matter of Carl P. Smith and Affa Carr. The undersigned respectfully makes applicaton for a marriage licence for said parties, and upon oath states that:
Walter I Dripps is 22 years of age on the 8th day of April 1905; His residence: Upper Sandusky, Ohio; Place of Birth: Knox County, Ohio; Occupation: Teamster; Father: John C Dripps; Mother: Sarah E. Crosby; has not been married before.
Marie L Smith is 21 years of age on the 1st day of Sept. 1904; Her residence is Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio; Place of Birth: same; Occupation: Housekeeping; Father: Henry Smith; Mother Pauline Meincer. She has not been married before.
Marriage License, Probate Court, Wyandot County Ohio, 19th day of April 1905. Being satisfied that there are no legal impediments to their marriage, a Marriage License is this day granted to Walter I. Dripps and Marie L. Smith. - Signed Austin M. Brown, probate judge
Marriage Certificate - I do hereby certify, That on this 19th day of April A.D. 1905, I solemnized the marriage of Mr. Walter I Dripps and Miss Marie L. Smith.- signed Rev. Joseph Dittler. - Ancestry.com. Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
- [S680] 1910 United States Federal Census: Marion, Marion County, Ohio - Enumeration District 93, Sheet 6A, Line 36. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
- [S681] 1920 United States Federal Census: Marion, Marion County, Ohio - Enumeration Dstrict 123, Sheet 2A, Line 14 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 - Ancestry.com.
- [S682] 1930 United States Federal Census: Marion, Marion County, Ohio - Enumeration District 51-13, Sheet 14B, Line 75. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
- [S683] 1940 United States Federal Census: Marion, Marion County, Ohiio - Enmeration District 51-16, Sheet 5A, Line 37. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
- [S1904] Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007: page 458 - Sur name beginning with "Dr" Ohio Department of Health - ancestry.com.