Individual Record 3048

Name}   Walker, Eola Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa 24 May 1899 Place} Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada
Marr.: Date} Fam 15 Oct 1917 Place} Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa   2 Jan 1990* Place} Sparks, Washoe, Nevada
Burial: Date} Aft   2 Jan 1990* Place} Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe, Nevada
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1732=Genealogy
Source 2} 1726=1900 USA cen
Source 3} 1727=1910 USA cen
Source 4} 1728=1920 USA cen
Source 5} 1742=1930 USA cen
Source 6} 891 = Military rec
Source 7} 1743=City directory
Source 8} 1582=Death record
Source 9} 1806=S.S. record
Source 10}1735=S.S. record
Source 11}1528=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Francis Clemons Walker, Jr. & Harriet Ellen Wadsworth
   Relationship No.} 76
1st Household No.} 706 = Deer Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Brodie, William Earl
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Eola Walker was born 24 May 1899 in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada.  She was the third child of Francis Clemons Walker and Harriet Ellen Wadsworth.  Her older brother Owen Francis was born in 1896 and brother Harold in 1897.  In the 1900 U.S. census, the family was living in Deer Lodge, Lincoln, Nevada.  Deer Lodge was a small mining town, and her father Frank was a carpenter.

Eola's sister Faye was born in 1900, brother Arville Lazell in 1902, and brother Clemons Elmer in 1909.  In the 1910 U.S. census, the family was living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada.  Her father Frank was a mechanical engineer.  Eola's brother Earl Wadsworth (Bill) was born in 1914, and sister Irene in 1919.

Eola, 18, married William Earl Brodie, 24, on 15 Oct 1917 in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada.  Their first daughter Angie Ellen was born in 1918.

In the 1920 U.S. census, the Eola and William were living in Pioche, Lincoln, Nevada, with their daughter Angie, 1.  William was the proprietor of a little hotel on Main Street, and there were twelve male roomers.  Most of the men were miners or laborers in the silver mines.  Their second daughter Eola Frances was born in 1920 in Pioche and died four days later.  She is buried in the Panaca Memorial Park, Panaca.  Their son Ronald Jack was born in 1922, and daughter Marjorie Fay in 1924.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Eola and William were living in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada.  William was a mine foreman in an ore mine.  They were renting their residence for $20. per month and had a radio set.  Their children included Angie, 11, in school, Ronald, 7, in school, and Marjorie, 5.  The family is not found in the 1940 U.S. census.

In 1942, when her husband William registered for the World War II old man's draft, the family was still living in Tonopah.  William was working for himself at the Brodie mine at Silver Peak, Tonopah, Nevada.

Eola and William eventually moved to Reno, Nevada.  In the 1950 Reno, Nevada, City Directory William is listed as a cook for Wayne's No. 2.  Their residence was 347 W 4th, Reno, Nevada.

William died 29 Jan 1960 in Reno, Washoe, Nevada.  Eola lived for another thirty years.  According to the Social Security Death Index, Eola's last residence was in San Pablo, Contra Costa, California, where she was probably living with her daughter Angie.  *Their is a conflict on her date of death.  According to the Nevada Death Index, she died 29 Jan 1990 in Sparks, Washoe, Nevada.  According to the Social Security Applications and Claims Index and the Social Security Death Index, and she died 2 Jan 1990.  She is buried with her husband in the Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Nevada.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
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Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 13 Aug 2015
Date Created}  11 Mar 2015
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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