Pliney Fisk Waters

Brief Life History 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 married Marietta Vantine on 28 September 1857. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sycamore Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Sycamore, Symmes Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died in 1916, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Pliney Fisk Waters
Marietta Vantine
Marriage: 28 September 1857
Minnie Waters
Charles Pliny Waters
Seward Waters
William Byron Waters
Pliny Howard Waters
Marrietta Waters

Sources (10)

  • Plinny Watters in household of C D Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Pliny F Waters, "Find A Grave Index"
  • P.F. Waters in entry for Seward E. Waters and Fannie L. Page, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.


In 1844 Spring Grove Cemetery articles of incorporation were prepared. They were granted on 21 Jan 1845. The first interment at Spring Grove Cemetery was on 1 Sep 1845.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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