01 December 2012

Dr. Coburn E. Walden's Obituary

Published in the Flint Journal:

WALDEN--Dr. Coburn E. Walden, 1921 Magnolia St., age 45, died Wednesday, May 21, 1947, at Hurley Hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 3 P.M., Saturday, May 24, 1947, from the Canaan Baptist Church.  Rev. Arthur Davis officiating.

He was born in Orlean, Va., Sept. 28, 1901, son of Hezekiah and Mary L. Walden; lived in [truncated]

United States Census, 1910
name: Coburn E Walden
birthplace: Virginia
relationship to head of household: Son
residence: Kansas Ward 10, Jackson, Missouri
marital status: Single
race : Mulatto
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Virginia
mother's birthplace: Virginia
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Hezekiah Walden M 43y Virginia
wife Mary L W Walden F 28y Virginia
son Coburn E Walden M 8y Virginia
dau Edmonia L Walden F 6y Tennessee
dau Marie Walden F y 2m Missouri

While in Kansas City, the Walden home was destroyed by a deliberate attack with dynamite.

United States Census, 1940
name: Aburn E Walden
event place: Ward 9, Flint, Flint City, Genesee, Michigan, United States
gender: Male
age: 38
marital status: Divorced
race (standardized): Negro
relationship to head of household (standardized): Head
birthplace: Virginia
estimated birth year: 1902
residence in 1935: Same House
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Aburn E Walden M 38 Virginia
mother Mary L Walden F 54 Virginia

Coburn E. Walden was a licensed pilot in 1939.

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