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Violet N. (Forrester) Greenawalt

Plate on Back of Headstone at Ray Cemetery.


Violet N. Forrester was the daughter of Ellsworth David & Maude B. (Shaver) Forrester. She was born on December 5, 1924 in Nevada Mills, Steuben County, Indiana, USA.


Per the 1930 U.S. Census, dated April 2, 1930, she was 5 and living with her parents and siblings in Jamestown, Steuben County. Per the 1940 U.S. Census, dated April 3, 1940, she was 15 and living with her widowed mother and siblings in Jamestown, Steuben County.


On July 18, 1945, she enlisted in the Women's Army Corp. for the WWII Draft in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Her residence at the time was in Steuben County.

She married Elton Joseph "Joe" Greenawalt, son of Eyman B. and Beulah Belle (Gary) Greenawalt, on December 31, 1950.

They lived at 3765 West Nevada Mills Road in Fremont, Steuben County (from at least 1992 to 2001, if not longer).

Violet passed away on August 22, 2006 in Fremont, Steuben County. She was buried at Ray Cemetery (a.k.a. Covenanter Cemetery).

Joe & Violet had five known children:

Robin (Greenawalt) Seiler [living]

Jill (Greenawalt) Collins [living]
David Greenawalt [living]

J. Scott Greenawalt [1952 - 2011]
Kevin Joseph Greenawalt [1960 - living]

 

*Note: Specific information may not listed for living persons for the privacy of these individuals.