History of the Walter Family: Found in the reunion records of the Walter Family kept by Mariam Margaret Walter of Akron, Ohio, daughter of Ernest Elmer Walter, who was the son of Jacob and Magdelena Stegner Walter, and the grandson of Frederick and Margaretha Jenniwein Walter.
Frederick Walter was born in Goersdorf, Canton Woerth, Low Elsasse [Alsace], Germany, January 29, 1814. In his native country he was a spinner which occupation he followed for a period of seven years.
In 1843, he married Margaretha Jenniwein. The union was blest with ten children, four of which died in infancy. He was a member of the German Evangelical Church.
He contracted cold which developed into lung fever (pneumonia) and died January 12, 1896. He was buried on January 15, 1896 in the St Johns Church Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.
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Marriage Records. Ohio Marriages. Various Ohio County Courthouses. Name: Frederick Walter Gender: Male Marriage Date: 16 Aug 1843 Marriage Place: Belmont, Ohio, USA Spouse: Margaret Yenewine Film Number: 000902143
Year: 1860; Census Place: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio; Roll: M653_1012; Page: 330; Family History Library Film: 805012. Name: Friederick Walter Age: 47 Birth Year: abt 1813 Gender: Male Birth Place: France; Alsace Home in 1860: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio Post Office: Cameron Dwelling Number: 126 Family Number: 128 Occupation: Farmer Real Estate Value: 1500 Personal Estate Value: 650 Household Members: Name Age Friederick Walter 47 Margeret Walter 43 Friederick Walter 16 Luisa Walter 14 Jacob Walter 12 Michael Walter 3
Year: 1870; Census Place: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio; Roll: M593_1245; Page: 290A; Family History Library Film: 552744. Name: Frederick Walter Age in 1870: 50 Birth Year: abt 1820 Birthplace: France Dwelling Number: 145 Home in 1870: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio Race: White Gender: Male Occupation: Farmer Father of Foreign Birth: Y Mother of Foreign Birth: Y Male Citizen over 21: Y Personal Estate Value: 1560 Real Estate Value: 2940 Inferred Spouse: Mongarest Walter Inferred Children: Frederick Walter Household Members: Name Age Frederick Walter 50 Mongarest Walter 52 Frederick Walter 24 Louisa Walter 24 Jacob Walter 21 Michail Walter 13 William Walter 9 Charles Walter 6
Year: 1880; Census Place: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio; Roll: 1050; Page: 636A; Enumeration District: 134. Name: Friederich Walter Age: 66 Birth Date: Abt 1814 Birthplace: Alsace Home in 1880: Switzerland, Monroe, Ohio, USA Dwelling Number: 2 Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital status: Married Spouse's name: Margaret Walter Father's Birthplace: Alsace Mother's Birthplace: Alsace Occupation: Farmer Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Friederich Walter 66 Margaret Walter 63 Michael Walter 22 William Walter 18 Charles Walter 16
U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Friedrich Walter Gender: Male Birth Date: 29 Jan 1814 Birth Place: Germany Death Date: 12 Jan 1896 Death Place: Monroe County, Ohio, United States of America Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Switzer, Monroe County, Ohio, United States of America Has Bio?: Y Spouse: Margaretha Walter Children: J Frederick Walter Charles H. Walter Jacob Walter William E. Walter Louisa Blum Michael Walter https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118485466
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