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Edward Walter (1891 - 1976)

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Edward Walter
Born in Wellington, Ontario, Canadamap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married 21 Nov 1916 in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Macton, Peel Township, Ontariomap
[children unknown]
Died in Kitchener, Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canadamap
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Edward was the second of seven children in the family of Jacob and Mary McCormick Walter.[1] By 1911, the family had moved to Wellington County[2]and Edward was farming with his father.

Edward married Margaret Baessler when he was 25.[3]They are the parents of five children. In 1919, Edward took over his father's farm.[4]

By 1921, Edward and Margaret had a son and a daughter.[5]

Edward died in the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital at age 85.[6] Edward is buried in St. Theresa Roman Catholic Cemetery, Elmira, Ontario.


  1. 1901 Census Waterloo Co., Wellesley Twp, Pt. 5, Linwood, pt. 12
  2. 1911 Canada Census
  3. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 May 2014), Edward Walter and Margaret Baissler, 21 Nov 1916; citing registration 023261, Macton, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 002079754.
  4. Julie Schnurr and Marjorie Metzger, eds. Good Neighbors to Have: The Macton Community 1845-2005 p. 61
  5. 1921 Canada Census
  6. Obituary posted on Find A Grave

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