Philipp Walter, a farmer, and his wife Barbara settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 52.
The 1767 census records that Philipp Walter came from the German region of Hessen.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Walter family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 196.