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- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name: Walter Runyan
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Civil District 5, Sevier, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1896
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Walter Runyan Head Male 44 Tennessee
Virginia Runyan Wife Female 34 Tennessee
Agnes Runyan Daughter Female 15 Tennessee
Jay Runyan Daughter Female 13 Tennessee
James Runyan Son Male 11 Tennessee
Harold Runyan Son Male 4 Tennessee
Marlene Runyan Daughter Female 2 Tennessee
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9M1-64KG?cc=2000219&wc=QZXB-1SW%3A792528401%2C796114801%2C792569001%2C953146401 : accessed 30 January 2018), Tennessee > Sevier > Civil District 5 > 78-7 Civil District 5 outside Sevierville Town N of State Highway 35, W of State Highway 71, and NE of road from State Highway 71 to W District Line Across West Fork of Little Pigeon River and along Big Gists Creek > image 4 of 26; citing 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.
- [S75] Atchley Funeral Home Records, Volume II, 1955-1973, Larry D. Fox, (Smoky Mountain Historical Society), 16 Nov 1970.
Runyan, Walter 76 b. 5-25-94 TN d. 11-16-70 SCH farmer f. R M Runyan m. Docia Hardin Shiloh Cem Survivors: widow Vergie Huff R5 Sev 3 sons James Delano Harold 3 dau Mrs Carl Hance Mrs Bill DiMarzo Jr Mrs Lon Dockery 8 gc 1 bro Jim Runyan 5 sis Mrs Grace McCall Mrs Ray Sharp Miss Willie Mae Runyan Mrs Vola Davis Mrs Blanche Chilton.
- [S34] In the Shadow of the Smokies, Smoky Mountain Historical Society, (1993), 368.