Stephen E Waite

11 October 1761–about 1842 (Age 80)
Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Stephen E

When Stephen E Waite was born on 11 October 1761, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Reverend William Waite, was 31 and his mother, Mary Nichols, was 29. He married Jemima Babcock on 12 October 1786, in White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died about 1842, in Napoli, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in South Napoli Cemetery, Napoli, Napoli, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen E Waite
1761–1842
Jemima Babcock
1768–1846
Marriage: 12 October 1786
Isaac Waite
1787–1835
Olive Waite
1794–
Oliver Waite
1804–1851
Delilah Waite
1804–1871
Sarah Waite
1788–1860
George Benjamin Wait
1790–1857
Anna Waite
1792–1861
Reuben Waite
1794–1865
Virtue Waite
1796–
Peleg Waite
1798–1876
James Waite
1800–1858
William Waite
1802–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 October 1786
White Creek, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 15

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1783 · A Free America

Age 22

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (of Germanic origin; compare Wachter ), or from the same word in its original abstract/collective sense, ‘the watch’. There may also have been some late confusion with White .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Stephen Wait in entry for Delilah Earl, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Stephen Waite, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Stephen Wait in entry for Delilah Earl, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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