Nannette Serena Walters (1898 - 1979)

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Variants: Nanette, Nann, Nanny

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Birth


Pittsburg, Laurel County, KY

Death


Brookfield, Cook County, IL

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery,
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana United States

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Last Known Residence

Brookfield, Cook County, IL

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Family

Father: Parks B. Walters
Mother: Claredina "Callie" Sewell
Siblings: James Renis Walters, John William "Willie" Walters, and Anna Catherine (Walters) Pigg

Husband: David Radford Martin
Children with David: Theodore Roosevelt Martin

Husband: David Radford Martin
Children with David: Vernon Eugene Martin and Theodore Roosevelt Martin

Education

Foundation School, Berea College, Kentucky

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Serena

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Ethnicity

British American

Nationality

USA

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Gender

Female

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1898 - In the year that Nannette Serena Walters was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

1920 - When she was 22 years old, on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

1941 - Nannette was 43 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1960 - At the age of 62 years old, Nannette was alive when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1979 - In the year of Nannette Serena Walters's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Nannette Serena Walters, mother to 3 children, passed away on November 13, 1979 in Brookfield, IL at 81 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Nannette. She was buried in Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born in October 1898 in Pittsburg, KY. She was born to Parks B. Walters and Claredina "Callie" Sewell, with siblings James, John, and Anna. Nannette married David Radford Martin. and they gave birth to Theodore Roosevelt Martin. She also married David Radford Martin. and they gave birth to Vernon Eugene Martin and Theodore Roosevelt Martin.

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