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Nels Elias Walter Lindgren was born 07 May 1893 near Wahoo, Saunders, NE.  He died 16 Oct 1952 in Saunders Co., NE and is buried at Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders, NE near his wife. 

On 02 March 1916, he married Clara P. Anderson.  She was born 25 July 1892 and died 24 January 1957 in Saunders Co., NE.  Clara is the daughter of Claude G. and Marie W. Anderson.

In the 1910 Census, Walter was living with his parents, working for his father on the family farm.  His World War I Draft registration card indicates that he was medium in height, slender in build, had blue eyes and brown hair.  By 1920, he was farming in the Mariposa Precinct, Saunders, NE.

Walter and Clara had six children:

1.  LaVerne Lindgren

2.  Helen Lindgren

3.  Duane Walter Lindgren

4.  Robert LeRoy Lindgren

5.  Jean Lindgren

6.  Roger Lindgren