Emma Virginia Walter

1854–11 August 1922 (Age 68)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Virginia

When Emma Virginia Walter was born in 1854, in Iowa, United States, her father, Peter Walter, was 38 and her mother, Aquilla Unangst, was 26. She married George Washington Downing on 26 September 1871, in Cedar, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Inland Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Springdale, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 11 August 1922, in Liberty Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Downing
1850–1926
Emma Virginia Walter
1854–1922
Marriage: 26 September 1871
Sarah Elizabeth Downing
1871–1958
Bertha Maude Downing
1875–
Myrtle E Quilley Downing
1877–1963
Ethyl Grace Kubek
1892–1919

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Children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 3
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 18
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

German, Swedish, and English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + heri, hari ‘army’. The personal name was introduced into England from France by the Normans in the form Walt(i)er, Waut(i)er.

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

Possible Related Names

Fitzwater
McWatters
Water
Waterson
Catterson
Watterson
Welle
Hauter
Walther
Walthers
McWaters
Walters
McQuaid
Dewaters
Waters
Wouters
Watters
Wahler
Wolter
Wohler
Gauthier
Gualtieri
Weit
Wally
Waterfield
Balter

Sources (20)

  • Emma V Downing in household of George Downing, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma V Downing in household of George W Downing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma V Walters in household of Peter Walters, "United States Census, 1870"

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