Edward M C Walters

Brief Life History of Edward M C

When Edward M C Walters was born on 4 March 1878, in Clinton, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, his father, Frederick Henry Walters, was 55 and his mother, Sarah Ann Anderson, was 48. He married Lena Belle Shepherd about 1895, in Lincoln, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Niagara, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1945, in Grimsby, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Edward M C Walters
1878–1945
Lena Belle Shepherd
1876–
Marriage: about 1895
Harold McCoy Walters
1904–
Nellie K Walters
1907–
Violet Walters
1908–1996
Gertrude Walters
1910–
Bessie Walters
1911–

Sources (12)

  • Edward Walter in household of George A Walter, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Edward Walters, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Edward Walters in entry for Harry Mccoy Walters, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Walter , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

German: patronymic from Walter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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