Philip Walter

about 1764–6 June 1819 (Age 55)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Philip

When Philip Walter was born about 1764, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Jacob Conrad Walter, was 35 and his mother, Anna Maria Kauffman, was 26. He married Eva Marie Bauersachs in 1787. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 6 June 1819, in Center Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Philip Walter
1764–1819
Eva Marie Bauersachs
1766–1843
Marriage: 1787
Henry Walter
1788–
Jacob Walter
1790–
Catherine Walter
1792–1863
Elisabeth Walter
1794–
Samuel Walter
1796–
Sophia Walter
1808–1849
John Walter
1810–
Benjamin Walter
1797–1835
Christina Jane
1799–
Andrew Walter
1804–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1787
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 12
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 12
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1780
    Age 16
    Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 19072;2007: 37944; 2010: 48024)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).

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Philip Walter, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Ancestry Family Trees

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