WALTS ANNEX

 

Carl Dewitt Walts Pedigree

(Start at generation 3, below.)

 

Special thanks to John William and Janice Louise (Waite) Riordan, paragraph 4.c.(3.(a.(1)(a)[1. of generation 3 of the Briant Annex, who provided much of the information on this page.

 

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Origin of the surname "Walts:"

 

 

Generation

 

7††

 

6†† Abraham Walts (perhaps)

"Abram"

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1802 in New York.Died .

 

1850 US Census: Abram Walts, age 48 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York (dwelling # 166).His real estate was valued at $2,000.The household also included his wife, Nancy Walts, age 50 (b. NYS); daughter, Lucinda Walts, age 24 (b. NYS); son, Nelson Walts, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Lesina (sp) Walts, age 16 (b. NYS); and son, Lorenzo Walts, age 10 (b. NYS).

 

1860 US Census: Abraham Walts, age 58 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.His personal property was valued at $85.The household also included his wife, Nancy Walts, age 61 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Nancy (?)

 

Born about 1800 in New York.Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Abraham A./J. Walts: (perhaps) see generation 5, below.

 

b. Charles Walts: (perhaps) Born about 1821 in Herkimer County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Charles Walts, age 44 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had been married once.The household also included his wife, Eliza Walts, age 45 (b. PA), who had had 7 children and had been married once; daughter, Caroline Walts, age 17 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; daughter, Rhoda Walts, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Egbert Walts, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Hariet Walts, age 10 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, William Walts, age 6 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

c. Lucinda Walts: Born about 1826 in New York.

 

d. Nelson Walts: Born about 1829 in New York.

 

e. Lisina Walts: Born about 1834 in New York.

 

f. Lorenzo Walts: Born about 1840 in New York.

 

 

Speculation above this point

 

 

5†† Abraham A./J. Walts

"Abram"

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1819 in Herkimer County, New York.Died .About 1845 moved to Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Abram Walts, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York (dwelling # 549).His real estate was valued at $240.The household also included his wife, Ann Walts, age 29 (b. NYS); son, Oliver Walts, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Lovina Walts, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Catherine Walts, age 5 (b. NYS); and daughter, Nancy M. Walts, age 3 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Abram J. Walts, age 37 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had resided in Orleans Township for 10 years.The household also included his wife, Anna Walts, age 37 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had resided in Orleans Township for 10 years; son, Clover Walts, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had resided in Orleans Township for 10 years; Lavina Walts, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), who had resided in Orleans Township for 10 years; daughter, Catherine Walts, age 10 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Nancy Walts, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, John N. Walts, age 4 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Sarah Ann Walts, age 1 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1860 US Census: Abraham A. Walts, age (looks like 49) (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Orleans Township (Lafargeville PO), Jefferson County, New York.His personal property was valued at $50.The household also included his wife, Anna Walts, age 37 (b. NYS); son, Oliver Walts, age 20 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Lovina Ecart, age 17 (b. NYS); daughter, Catherine Walts, age 15 (b. NYS); daughter, Nancy Walts, age 13 (b. NYS); son, John Walts, age 10 (b. NYS); daughter, Sarah Walts, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Julia Walts, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Rosanna Walts, age 2 (b. NYS); and son-in-law, George Eckart, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer.Of interest, his next door neighbors were the households headed by Nickolas Walts, age 37 (b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter; Andrew Walts, age 25 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; and Daniel Walts, age (looks like 94) (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer.

 

1865 NYS Census: Abram Walts, age 47 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.He lived in a log house and had been married once.The household also included his wife, Ann Walts, age 44 (b. Herkimer Co., NY), who had had 10 children and had been married once; son, John M. Walts, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Sarahann Walts, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Lorette Walts, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Rosina Walts, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Alexander Walts, age 4 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).Of interest, his next door neighbor was Charles Walts, age 44 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and his family.

 

1875 NYS Census: Abram Walts, age 56 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and employed as , was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his daughter, Rosa Walts, age 17 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; and son, Alexander Walts, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

2. Wife: Ann/Anna (?)

 

Born about 1818 in Herkimer County, New York. Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Oliver Walts:Born about 1841 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Lovina Walts: Born about 1843 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Catherine Walts: Born about 1845 in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

d. Nancy M. Walts: Born about 1847 in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

e. John N./M. Walts: Born about 1852 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

f. Sarah Ann Walts: Born about 1854 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

g. Lorette Walts: Born about 1856 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

h. Rosina "Rosa" Ralts: Born about 1858 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

i. Alexander Walts: See generation 4, below.

 

4†† Alexander Walts

"Alex"

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1861 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: Alexander Walts, age 14, resided with his father, Abram Walts (age 56) and sister, Rosa Walts (age 17) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Alex Walts, age 19 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a servant (laborer), resided in the household headed by W. C. Slade, age 32 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included W. C.'s wife, Addie Slade, age 29 (b. NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NYS); son, George Slade, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Slade, age 7 (b. NYS); daughter, Ida Slade, age 4 (b. NYS); Mary Brimdger, age 14 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and employed as a servant; and father, T. C. Slade, age 64 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. NYS) and widowed.

 

2. Wife: Caroline Smith (more info)

 

Born in Illinois, daughter of Sanfor Smith of Sterlingville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Had a brother, Albert Smith of Philadelphia, Jefferson County.Married (1st) Alexander Walts.Married (2nd) Clarence C. Lobdell (more info) (b. 18 Sep 1852 in LeRay Twp, d. 22 Dec 1933, age 81 from complications of heart disease; interred Evans Mills Cem.), son of Charles and Abi (Jones) Lobdell of Evans Mills, Jefferson County.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Archibald "Archie"/"Arthur" Alexander Walts: (more info) Born 21 July 1885 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.Died 1950, age 65, at Crouse Irving Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York from complications of an intestinal ailment; interred Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Employed as a fireman (boiler operator) by the F.X. Baumert Cheese Company and Borden Companies in Evans Mills before becoming a farm hand.

 

1910 US Census: Archie A. Walts, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer (working out), was heading a household on Willow Avenue in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had been married once.The household also included his wife of 3 years, Elsie F. Walts, age 21 (b. NYS; father b. English Canada; mother b. NYS), who had had no children; and mother-in-law, Florance A. Moore, age 48 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a cook, who had had 7 children, 3 of whom were still alive.

 

Archibald Walts married Elsie F. Moore (photos)(more info) (b. 5 Mar 1889 at Evans Mills, d. Sat., 14 Jan 1933, age 43, at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co.; interred Evans Mills Cem.), daughter of Curtis D. and Florence (Amstead) Moore (who also had sons Frank Moore and Leslie Moore, both of Evans Mills) of Evans Mills, on 19 December 1906 and subsequently resided at Evans Mills.Archie and Elsie had the following children:

 

(1. Robert C. Walts: (more info) Graduated from Evans Mills High School, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Married Carrie May Bartram, daughter of William Bartram, Route 3, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York at the First Presbyterian Church, Watertown.Carrie graduated from Canastota High School, Canastota, Oneida County, New York and Deibert Business School, Philadelphia, Jefferson County.They resided at Canastota, Oneida County, New York.

 

(2. John E. Walts: Resided at Evans Mills, New York, then Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

b. Carl Dewitt Walts: See generation 3, below.

 

3†† Carl Dewitt "Pop" Walts:

 

Born 13 August 1887.Died 28 January 1964.Married Sarah Angeline Briant, paragraph 4.c.(3.(a.(1) of generation 3 of the Briant Annex on 16 August 1911.

 

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Other, still unidentified Walts names:

 

1. Judson Walts: Married (1st) Addie Otis, youngest of 6 children of Enos and Adelia (Doane) Otis of Clayton, Jefferson county, New York (who also had Anna Otis, who married Eli Sovey and resided at Fine View; Lucy Otis, who married Edward Zimmer, who was killed in a train accident at Evans Mills; Gilbert Otis, who resided at Watertown; and Edith Otis, who married Olin A. Nellis (d. 5 Mar 1940) of Pamelia on 13 Feb 1894 and resided at Evans Mills, New York (more info)) and had the following daughter:

 

a. Viola Walts: Married Roy Lingenfelter and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Marie Lingenfelter: Married Ward Pennock.

 

Judson Walts married (2nd) Mrs. Emma (Perkins) Wagner (more info).

 

2. Charlotte Walts: Born 1856.Died 1856.

 

3. Clarence H. Walts.

 

5. Clarence Walts: (perhaps an uncle of Carl Walts) Born about 1868 in New York.

 

1910 US Census: Clarence Walts, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Walts Settlement Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his wife of 14 years, Matilda A. Walts, age 38 (b. NYS), who had had 5 children, 4 of whom were still alive; daughter, Hazel J. Walts, age 12 (b. NYS); son, Clarence A. Walts, age 7 (b. NYS); son, Orrin E. Walts, age 2 (b. NYS); and son, "Baby" Walts, age 4 months (b. NYS).Of interest, his close neighbor was the household headed by Hiram Walts, age 83 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had his own income.

 

1940 US Census: Matilda Walts, age 66 (b. NYS) and widowed, was employed as a farm wife on Route 1, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Matilda had completed 8th grade.The household also included her son, Orrin Walts, age 32 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, who had completed 8th grade; daughter-in-law, Mildred Walts, age 20 (b. Canada), who had completed 8th grade; and granddaughter, Joan Walts, age 11 months (b. NYS).

 

Clarence Walts married Matilda Hanson and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Glenn R. Walts: (more info) Born 14 November 1909 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Died 21 January 1982, age 72, at home; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.Attended rural schools in LeRay Township and was subsequently employed as a farmer on Pink Schoolhouse Road in LeRay and for 21 years hauling milk for the Bordenís Plant in Evans Mills.

 

1940 US Census: John H. McLaughlin, age 63 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Perch Lake Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.John had completed 8th grade.The household also included his wife, Estella McLaughlin, age 63 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Iva Walts, age 29 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; and Glenn Walts, age 30 and employed as a truckman for a trucking company, who had completed 8th grade.

 

Married Iva McLaughlin (more info) (b. 21 Jan 1911 in Brownville, Twp., N.Y., d. 1 Oct 1999 at Samaritan Medical Cntr, Watertown, N.Y.; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa), daughter of John J. and Estella M. (Shimel) McLaughlin, on 6 May 1939 in the Tupper Lake Presbyterian Church.Iva graduated from Theresa High School in 1929 and the Watertown School of Commerce.Glenn and Iva resided at Evans Mills and had the following children:

 

(1. Carolyn Walts: Married (?) Call and resided at Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Shirley Walts: Married Robert Styczynski of Pulaski, Wisconsin.

 

b. Alonzo C. Walts: Died after his brother, Glenn.Was in high school in 1926.Resided at Evans Mills.

 

1930 US Census: Alonzo Walts, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer on the state highway, resided with his young family in the household headed by his younger brother, Orrin Walts, age 22.

 

1940 US Census: Alonzo Walts, age 37 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Route 1, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included is wife, Millicent, age 36; stepson, Carlton Walts, age 15; and Alonzo C. Walts, Jr., age 9.

 

c. Orrin Walts: Died after his brother, Glenn.Resided at Theresa.

 

1930 US Census: Orrin Walts, age 22 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his widowed mother, Matilda Walts, age 56 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); brother, Glenn Walts, age 21 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a laborer on the state highway; brother, Alonzo Walts, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer on the state highway, who was married 1st at age 26; sister-in-law, Millicent Walts, age 26 (b. NYS; father b. Eng. Canada; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 19; and nephew, Carleton Walts, age 5 (b. NYS).

 

d. Hazel Walts: Died before her brother, Glenn.Married (?) Rockwood and resided at Rome, New York.

 

6. Fred Walts: Born about 1879.

 

1940 US Census: Fred Walts, age 61 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Route 1, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.Fred had completed 8th grade.The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Walts, age 56, who had also completed 8th grade; son, Frederick Walts, Jr., age 24, single, and employed as a laborer in a milk factory, who had completed 8th grade; son, Harlow Walts, age 21, single, and employed as a bookkeeper in a farm machinery business, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Arthur Walts, age 19 and single, who had completed 3 years of high school; and boarder, Lester Granjean, age 20, single, and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 2 years of high school.

 

7. Juanita Marie Walts: Born about 1935.Graduated from Watertown High School in 1952.Married (1st) William F. Fish, who died in June 1988.Married (2nd) Loyde Delles of Philadelphia, on 4 January 1997.Loyde was a 1946 graduate of Philadelphia High School.He married (1st) Doris Benson, who died in August 1988.

 

8. Alonzo Walts: In high school in 1926.

 

9. Everett L. Walts: Died 29 September 1995.Married Rosetta L. Shorkey (more info) (b. 17 Nov 1915 at Philadelphia, N.Y., d. Monday, 4 Nov 1997 in the Extended Care Facility at Edward John Noble Hospital-Samaritan, Alexandia Bay, N.Y.), daughter of William J. and Lena (Gascon) Shorkey on 28 November 1936 at St. Michaelís Catholic Church, Antwerp, Jefferson County, New York.Everett and Rosetta had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Dean E. Walts: Resided at Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

b. Carolyn Walts: Married Alfred OíNeill and resided at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York.

 

c. Rita Walts: Married Gregory Grant and resided at Theresa , Jefferson County, New York.

 

10. G. L. Walts: Married (?) and resided at Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, New York.G. L. had the following son:

 

a. Robert Walts: (more info) Graduated 1962 from Alexandria Central School.Married Helen Elizabeth Zimmer, daughter of Arthur Zimmer (resided on Rt 1).Helen graduated from Clayton Central School.

 

11. Alexander D. Walts: Born about 1860.

 

1880 US Census: Alexander Walts, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer,resided in the household headed by George H. Austin, age 40 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer, in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his wife, Ella Austin, age 31 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a farmer; George's daughter, Edith Austin, age 7 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and George's mother, Roxanna Walts, age 84 (b. VT; parents b. VT).

 

1940 US Census: A. D. Walts, age 80 (b. NYS), a widower, and a retired farmer, was heading a household on the Theresa to Watertown Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had completed 8th grade.The household also included his partner on the farm, Earnest Gilmore, age 58 (b. Canada) and single, who had completed 7th grade.

 

12. Emery Walts: Born about 1908.

 

1940 US Census: Emery Walts, age 32 (b. NYS) and employed as a truck driver and farmer on a farm, was heading a household on Pamelia Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had completed 2 years of high school.The household also included his wife, Gladys Walts, age 28 (b. NYS), who had also completed 2 years of high school.

 

13. Clinton Walts:

 

1940 US Census: Clinton Walts, age 41 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Gould Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.He had completed 1 year of high school.The household also included his wife, Alta Walts, age 39, who had completed 1 year of high school; son, Allison Walts, age 13 (b. NYS), who had completed 7th grade; and mother, Edith Walts, age 65 and widowed, who had completed 8th grade.

 

1875 NYS Census: Edith A. Walts, age 50 (b. USA), resided with her husband in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York. (pg 5)

 

14. Cora Walts: (more info)

 

17. Hiram Walts: Born about 1827 in New York.

 

1910 US Census: Hiram Walts, age 83 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and living on his own income, was heading a household on Walts Settlement Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included his wife of 62 years, Lucinda Walts, age 80 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 7 children, 6 of whom were still alive; and son, Amos Walts, age 57 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and married for 29 years (no wife enumerated in Hiram's household, who also had his own income.Of interest, Hiram's close neighbor was the household headed by Clarence Walts, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

18. Daniel Walts: Born about 1766.

 

1860 US Census: Daniel Walts, age 94 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included Elizabeth Walts, age 45 (b. NYS); George Walts, age 7 (b. NYS); and Daniel Walts, age 4 (b. NYS).Of interest, his next door neighbors included households headed by Andrew Walts, age 25; Abraham A. Walts, age 49; and Nickolas Walts, age 37.

 

19. Nickolas Walts: Born about 1823 in New York.

 

1860 US Census: Nickolas Walts, age 37 (b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included Mary Walts, age 22 (b. NYS); Horation Walts, age 7 (b. NYS); William H. Walts, age 3 (b. NYS); and George Walts, age 1 (b. NYS).Of interest, his next door neighbors were the households headed by Abraham A. Walts, age 49; Andrew Walts, age 25; and Daniel Walts, age 94.

 

20. Andrew Walts: Born about 1835 in New York.

 

1860 US Census: Andrew Walts, age 25 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.The household also included Angelin Walts, age 25 (b. NYS); Ida Walts, age 6 (b. NYS); and Adelade Walts, age 4 (b. NYS).Of interest, his neighbors were the household headed by Daniel Walts, age 94; Abraham A. Walts, age 49; and Nickolas Walts, age 37.

 

 

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