The marriage was in the Methodist Parsonage in Ridgetown Kent County Ontario Canada as per REG # 005911. The marriage was performed by Rev E.B. Lansley.
After his marriage to Matilda Ann Nichols in 1854 Walter Jr settled on the family homestead on the 12th concession Howard Township where they resided for about 20 years and then moved to a farm new Patterson Creek. They lived there until 1891 when Walter purchased his current home known as the Conway property. Records say Lot 99 near Lake View Kent County Ontario.
After Matilda died Walter lived with his son Frank (Franklin) on Lakeshore Road near Rondeau Park Ontario. It is said in a family letter that Walter was watching workers drill a gas pipeline on Lake Erie when he became chilled and later developed Pneumonia which took his life.