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Lorenzo Franklin Walters (1859-1925) born St Helier, emigrated to USA, died Tooele, Utah

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Origins of surname

An Anglo-Saxon surname, this is ultimately derived from the German personal name Waldhar, from wasl = 'rule' and hari = 'army'

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the baptism of Henry son of Samuel Walteur and Marthe Picot in St Helier in 1707. The name appears in Jersey records in several of the variations below


  • Walters
  • Walter
  • Walteur
  • Waldar
  • Walder
  • Walther
  • Wolter
  • Wolters

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Great War service

Sons of Joseph and Elizabeth Walters

  • Alfred John Walters (1888- ) (India) Gunner RGA
  • Charles Henry Walters (1896- ) (St L) L-Cpl Royal Irish Rifles
  • Ernest Noble Walters (1886- ) (India) Private, RAF
  • Richard William Walters (1880- ) (India) Sergeant, RGA

  • George Miles Walters (St L) son of Joseph and Elizabeth Miles, Gunner, RGA

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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Walters family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Walters : Alice Maud , of Woodlands, Trinity - 11/Oct/1950 , 7/Jul/1971 , D/Y/B1/161/21
  • Walters : Irot Malter alias Iret , of Ashburton, co Devon 05/02/1837 Bequeaths to the poor of the General Hospital of Jersey, £1 - , 27/Mar/1837 , D/Y/A/24/20
  • Walters : Islwyn , of 29, Birdwood Parade, Dalkeith, Western Australia - 25/Sep/1957 , 15/Jan/1960 , D/Y/B1/57/39
  • Walters : Leonard Thomas , of 4, Faux Bie Villas, St Saviour's Road, St Helier - 7/Jun/1971 , 7/Aug/1975 , D/Y/B1/226/36
  • Walters : Lilian , of La Haule Manor, St Brelade - 17/Nov/1953 , 19/May/1954 , D/Y/B1/24/54
  • Walters : William George , of Cap Frehel, Mont au Pretre, St Helier - 19/Jun/1968 , 2/Apr/1969 , D/Y/B1/130/45


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