John Walter

25 September 1778–23 October 1848 (Age 70)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Walter was born on 25 September 1778, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Heinrich Walter, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Barbara Umstead, was 31. He married Catherine Strombaugh in 1800, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 23 October 1848, in Washingtonville, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Washingtonville, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Walter
1778–1848
Catherine Strombaugh
Marriage: 1800
Sarah Walter
1801–
Molly Walter
Mary Walter
1804–1848
John Walter Jr
1807–1888
Lydia Ann Walter
1810–1882
Susan Walters
1810–1868
Henry Walter
1811–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1800Adams, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780
    Age 2
    Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 3
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 22
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Walthers
    McQuate
    Waltke
    McWaters
    Wahler
    McWalter
    Walters
    McQuaid
    Walther
    Lauter

    Sources (9)

    • John Walter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Walter - census: 1820;
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Walter - census: 1810; Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

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