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From: Edie Suttle <>
Subject: Re: [WALDROP] Dennis S. Watrip, Hopkins County, Kentucky
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 16:38:18 -0500
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Thank you Aurale, I had also found the same notation on Rootsweb, and
also found the following also in the census.
This is all that I have found so far on Dennis, this may or may not be
the same Dennis Waltrip, but I am about 50 percent sure it is. Thanks
everyone for your reply's and suggestions. Edie
Birth Record for Dennis S. Waltrip:
Date of Birth: 28 JUL 1923
County: Hopkins County, State of Kentucky
Mothers Name: Ora Shaw
Volume Number: 073
Certificate Number: 36434
Volume Year: 1923
(1930 U.S. Census)
KENTUCKY , HOPKINS, 2-WD MADISONVILLE
Series: T626 Roll: 751 Page: 248
James A. Shaw, Head, Male, White, age 60, Married at age 30, born in KY,
Parents born in KY, Coal Miner
Ollie Shaw, Wife, Female, White, age 45, Married at age 18, born in KY,
Parents born in KY
Mary Shaw, Daughter, Female, White, age 11, Single, born in KY
Dennis Shaw Waltrip, Grandson, Male, White, age 7, born in KY
Dennis Waltrip died in World War II. He entered the service from Kentucky
and was a Fireman, 2nd Class, US Navy. He was awarded the Purple Heart. His
name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing in Action or Buried at Sea at
Manila American Cemetery in Manila, Philippines.
The name of the Navy Ship that Dennis Waltrip served on and which sank
during the War was called the "Wasp"
Dennis Waltrip, is listed as missing in action, Fort William McKinley,
Manila, The Philipines
Aurale Huff wrote:
>Just browsing, this is found. There might be a marriage in some
>adjoining county. Have you done a "search" from Rootsweb for Ora Shaw?
>Hopkins County, KY
>Waltrip, Dennis S Shaw, Ora
> 07 28 1923 36434
>NOTE: to send for photocopy of certificate 46434 or find
>a genealogy person to get that info locally.
>There is a genealogical society listed for Hopkins County on the
>KYGenWeb Hopkins Co. page.
>At 11:02 AM 11/12/2007, you wrote:
>> If you have a subscription to Ancestry, you may check the 1930
>>census. He may be there at age 6 or 7. The true copy of the birth
>>certificate should give his father's name. There may be a marriage
>>recrd as well.
>>>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:34:49 -0600> To: >
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