Pliney Fisk Waters

13 May 1832–
New York, United States

The Life of Pliney Fisk

When Pliney Fisk Waters was born on 13 May 1832, in New York, United States, his father, John Waters, was 32 and his mother, Olive Naomi Richardson, was 31. He lived in Champlain, Clinton, New York, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

John Waters
1800–1851
Olive Naomi Richardson
1801–1845
Elvira D. Waters
1826–1901
Franklin Levi Waters
1829–1907
Pliney Fisk Waters
1832–
Hannah J Waters
1837–1910
Sarah Lovisa Waters
1840–1928

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter .2 English: variant of Water 2.3 Irish: when not the English surname, an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ ( see for example Haskin , Hiskey , Tydings ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Phiney Waters in household of John Waters, "United States Census, 1850"

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