Early Origins of the Waltherr family
The surname Waltherr was first found in Silesia
, where the name was associated in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society which would shape and define European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Waltherr family
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Waltherr Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Walter, Walters, Walther, Waltherr and others.
Early Notables of the Waltherr family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Waltherr were Walther von der Vogelweide (1170-1230), who was a renowned mediaeval poet. Johann Christoph Walters was the mayor of the city Hirschberg in Silesia
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Migration of the Waltherr family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Caspar Walter, who emigrated to America with his wife and their nine children in 1709; several hundred
bearers of the Walter name came to the New World, such as Heinrich Walter to Maryland (1765), Anton Walter to Philadelphia (1743), Heinrich Walter to Texas with his wife Rosine Holzhaueser (1845), and Joseph Walter to Georgia (1744). Guenther Walther came to Texas with his family in 1854.