Clifford Clarence Walter

Brief Life History of Clifford Clarence

When Clifford Clarence Walter was born on 15 December 1906, in Wagner Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States, his father, Philip Jacob Walter, was 32 and his mother, Maude Isabel Olson/Walters, was 19. He married Bertha Gladys Sonstegard on 10 October 1928, in St Olaf, Clayton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clayton, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Rural, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1935. He died on 26 February 1985, in Wagner Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in St Olaf, Clayton, Iowa, United States.

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Clifford Clarence Walter
Bertha Gladys Sonstegard
Marriage: 10 October 1928
Clarence Duane Walter
Elaine Mae Walter
Willis Leland "Bill" Walter
Jean Marie Walter
Margie L Walter

Sources (17)

  • Clifford C Walters, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clifford Walter, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Clifford Walter, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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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.

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