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Jesse Shiles Sr.
(1846-1885)
Mahala Anna Stuart
(1848-1935)
Charles K. Wenzell
(1851-1931)
Orpha Amelia Thompson
(1845-1916)
Harry Thomas Shiles
(1869-1953)
Jeanette C. (Jennie) Wenzell
(1873-1915)

Margaret Shiles
(1910-2001)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Leonard Arthur Walker

Margaret Shiles

  • Born: 16 Jul 1910, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Leonard Arthur Walker on 10 May 1935 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE 1
  • Died: 09 Jul 2001, Smyrna, Kent Co., DE 3

  

Margaret Shiles Walker, 90

SMYRNA - Margaret Shiles Walker of Smyrna died quietly in her home Monday, July 9, 2001. She was 90. Mrs. Walker was born July 16, 1910, in Wilmington, daughter of the late Harry T. Shiles and Jeannette (Wentzel) Shiles. She raised in Wilmington. After her husband retired from the DuPont Co., they moved to the Dover area, finally settling near Smyrna. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard A. Walker, in April of 1995. She is survived by a sister, Estelle Gooden of Aiken, S.C.; a nephew, George W. "Boots" Grandel Jr. of Wilmington and a friend and caretaker, Walter Connell of Smyrna and many nephews and nieces. Services will be 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The family suggests contributions can be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 DuPont Highway, Dover DE 19901. Arrangements by the McCrery Funeral Home.


Margaret married Leonard Arthur Walker, son of John J. Walker and Lillie Giles, on 10 May 1935 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE.1 (Leonard Arthur Walker was born on 07 May 1908 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE 4 5 and died on 23 Apr 1995 in DE 3 6.)


Sources


1 DE Marriage Records.

2 1930 DE Census, Listed as age 19 (in Grandel household) in the 1930 Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE Census (ED 51).

3 Obituary of Margaret Shiles Walker (2001, DE).

4 Social Security Death Index (Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011;).

5 DE Birth Records.

6 Social Security Death Index (Name: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011;), SSN 221-09-7760.


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