DEATH: A special telegram to the Lincoln Journal from Beatrice, (NE) gives the particulats of the Killing of Wallace walter, a young man about seventeen years of age. ath that place , last evening, Young Walter attemped to jump on a moving train, missed his footing and fell beneath the wheels, which passed over the lower part of his body, cutting him in two. He lived but a few minutes, but long enough to make the statement that he tried to get on to ride to the Union Pacific depot,which was corroborated by other witnesses of the accident.
His sister, Miss Grace Walter, lives near this city. the Nebraska City News - April 18, 1885 Saturday
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8YJ-J5K : 7 September 2017), Wallace Walter in entry for D C Walter, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 190, sheet 332D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0753; FHL microfilm 1,254,753.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 11 September 2019), memorial page for Wallace Rosswell Walter (6 Jan 1867–17 Apr 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59496135, citing Camp Creek Cemetery, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Carol Wolf Britton (contributor 47363378) .