I am requesting information anyone has regarding the Joseph Walther family who resided in Desoto Missouri from 1866 to 1925. Joseph was born April 26, 1831 in Munster Westfalen Germany, died January 23, 1899 in Disoto Missouri.His wife was Theresa Amular-Walther Born in Munster Westfalen Germany January 9, 1834 Died December 7, 1925 in Desoto, Missouri.Joseph, his wife and two boys Ferdanand and John came to the United States in 1860 through the port of New York. Joseph was a Captain in the Union Army.Joseph and his family came to Missouri in or about 1866. Joseph settled in Desoto and opened a fuel and feed business.
Joseph and Theresa had 9 children all together, 8 boys and 1 girl. Theodore, the sixth son of Joseph and Theresa opened the first bank in Desoto, which is still in operation today.
Joseph and Theresa had 9 children all together, 8 boys and 1 girl. Theodore, the sixth son of Joseph and Theresa opened the first bank in Desoto, which is still in operation today.If anyone has any information, about Joseph or Theodore or any other member of the Joseph Walther in Desoto, Missouri, and you would be willing to share it I will re-imburse you for any expense you may incur for duplication of the information, please e-mail me at LITTLFRIAR@aol.com. comments powered by Disqus