When Deborah Waters was born on 8 June 1781, in Lebanon Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, Silas Walters, was 30 and her mother, Catharine Deen, was 25. She married Judge John Warner Emery on 10 June 1801, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 October 1840, in Loveland, Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Randolph, Northwest Territory, United States.
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.