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Warter History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the name Warter date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Warter family lived in Shropshire. The name Warter indicates that the original bearer of the name lived close to a prominent body of water such as a lake or river.


Early Origins of the Warter family


The surname Warter was first found in Shropshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, in Ludlow, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Warter family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Warter research.
Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1610 is included under the topic Early Warter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Warter Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Warter are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Warter include: Waters, Water and others.

Early Notables of the Warter family (pre 1700)


Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Warter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Warter family to Ireland


Some of the Warter family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Warter family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Warter or a variant listed above:

Warter Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Geo Warter, who arrived in Virginia in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Warter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Warter, aged 33, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1883 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Warter (post 1700)


  • John Wood Warter (1806-1878), Welsh divine and antiquary, the eldest son of Henry de Grey Warter (1770–1853) of Cruck Meole, Shropshire

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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