John William Wolter was born 17 Dec 1857 in Guttenberg, Iowa.His father was John Peter Wolter who we beleive was born in Baiern, Bavaria. Ga.John Peter lived in Illinois before settling in Guttenberg.John had three brothers, Frank, Benjamin and Henry.Ben and Henry ran a she store in Aberdeen, So. Dekota and moved to St. Paul Mn.Frank remained in Guttenburg.My dad, Amadeus, was born in St. Cloud Mn.His father had property in Rice Mn and Little Falls.
My dad father's brohter, John Henry did build homes in St. Could Mn in an area know as Wolter's Addition.