When Elizabeth Walter was born on 21 January 1834, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Walter, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Kyker, was 31. She married Alfred E. Painter on 30 January 1855, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 18 May 1866, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Horse Creek, Greene, Tennessee, United States.
English (of Norman origin), German, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, and Danish: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements wald ‘rule’ + heri, hari ‘army’. This personal name was introduced into England both in the reign of Edward the Confessor and by the Normans (in the forms Walt(i)er, Waut(i)er). After the Norman Conquest it soon became one of the most popular personal names in Britain. Compare Walther .
Germanized or Americanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Valter and Czech Valtr: from the personal name Valter, Valtr, of ancient Germanic origin (see 1 above).
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