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Esther Lois (Walter) Swift (1914 - 1980)

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Esther Lois Swift formerly Walter
Born in California, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Antioch, Contra Costa, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 22 May 2019 | Created 8 Feb 2017
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Biography

Esther Walter was born on April 22, 1914 in California to Fred Walter and Johanna Marin. She was the youngest of five children.

In 1920, the Walter family resided in Oakland, Alameda, California. Esther's father, Fred, died in 1927. [1]

In 1930, 15-year-old Esther lived in a household headed by her widowed mother, Johanna, age 52, which included her 21-year-old sister, Dorothy, and an 18-year-old boarder, Dorothy Cline. Neither Johanna nor her daughters reported having an occupation. They resided on Moss Avenue in Oakland. [2]

Esther married Harry Swift, and in 1940, they lived in Oakland, Alameda, California. Harry worked for an oil refinery. Esther's sister, Dorothy, was her next door neighbor. [3]

Esther died on May 24, 1980 in Antioch, Contra Costa, California. [4] [5]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH39-CBC : accessed 8 February 2017), Esther Walter in household of Fred Walter, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing ED 37, sheet 1A, line 13, family 2, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 88; FHL microfilm 1,820,088.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCXQ-6ZP : accessed 8 February 2017), Esther J Walter in household of Johanna Walter, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 66, sheet 1A, line 19, family 6, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 103; FHL microfilm 2,339,838.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9ZB-VDK : 14 March 2018), Esther Swift in household of Harry Swift, Councilmanic District 2, Oakland, Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 61-39, sheet 15B, line 42, family 490, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 439.
  4. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP8X-MYN : 26 November 2014), Esther Lois Swift, 24 May 1980; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  5. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JBQM-9WP : 20 May 2014), Esther Swift, May 1980; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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