Walter Gerald Filmer

1891–1954 (Age 63)
Cathcart, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Walter Gerald

When Walter Gerald Filmer was born on 1 September 1891, in Cathcart, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, James Walter Filmer, was 33 and his mother, Jessie Ellen Brown, was 30. He married Madge Perks in 1916, in Komga, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 August 1954, in Umtali, Manicaland, Zimbabwe, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Walter Gerald Filmer
1891–1954
Madge Perks
1892–1982
Marriage: 1916
Herbert Walter Filmer
1917–
Douglas Filmer
Molly Filmer
Joan Filmer
1918–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1916
Komga, Cape Province, South Africa
children

(4)

  • Herbert Walter Filmer

    Male1917–Male

  • Joan Filmer

    Female1918–Female

  • Douglas Filmer

    MaleMale

  • Molly Filmer

    FemaleFemale

Parents & Siblings

  • James Walter Filmer

    Male1858–1932Male

  • Jessie Ellen Brown

    Female1860–1928Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1897

Age 6

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.
1899

Age 8

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.
1909

Age 18

British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fillmore .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter Gerald Filmer, "Zimbabwe Death notices, 1904-1976"
  • Walter Gerald Filmer in entry for Joan, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"
  • Walter Gerald Filmer in entry for Herbert Walter, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"

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