Hannah Josephine Waters

Female24 October 1837–14 March 1910

Brief Life History of Hannah Josephine

When Hannah Josephine Waters was born on 24 October 1837, in New York, United States, her father, John Waters, was 37 and her mother, Olive Naomi Richardson, was 36. She married Horatio Gates Robbins Waters on 23 April 1856, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clinton, New York, United States in 1900 and Champlain, Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States in 1905. She died on 14 March 1910, in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horatio Gates Robbins Waters
Hannah Josephine Waters
Marriage: 23 April 1856
Harriet "Hattie" Waters
Katherine May "Kate" Waters
Ida Waters
Franklin Levi Waters
Lottie O. Waters
Merton H Waters

Sources (18)

  • Hannah Waters in household of Levi R Waters, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah J. Waters, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Hannah J Waters, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1856Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 26

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 26

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Water 1 and 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: when not the English surname, this is an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ (see for example Haskin , Hiskey ).

    History: James Waters came from London, England, to Salem, MA, in 1630. Lawrence Waters came to Charlestown, MA, from Lancaster, England, in 1675.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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