George Walters

Brief Life History of George

When George Walters was born on 16 December 1805, in Guysborough, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, his father, John Watters Walters, was 30 and his mother, Mary Grasby, was 11802. He married Amy Rude in 1830, in Wine Harbour, St. Mary's, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 26 September 1867, at the age of 61.

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George Walters
Amy Rude
Marriage: 1830
Elizabeth Walters
Elijah Walters
Isaac Walters
Winnifred Walters
John Walters
Emma or Amy Walters
Hannah Walters
Maria Walters
Lucy Walters
Gideon Walters

Sources (23)

  • George Walters in the Nova Scotia, Canada, Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records, 1838
  • George Walters in entry for Elijah Walters, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • George Walters in entry for Stephen Banford Smith, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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World Events (2)

1820 · Cape Breton Island

In 1820, Cape Breton Island rejoined Nova Scotia. It is located on the Northeastern part of Nova Scotia. Until then it had been owned by the French until 1763. Than was in British control and a separate colony in 1784.

1848 · Self-Governing

In 1848, Nova Scotia became the first self-governing colony in the British Empire.

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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