Deborah Waters

Female8 June 1781–13 October 1840

Brief Life History of Deborah

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.

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Family Time Line

Judge John Warner Emery
Deborah Waters
Marriage: 10 June 1801
Sarah Emery
Henry Harrison Emery
Elizabeth Emery
Mary Emery
William Dallas Emery
John Pike Emery
Elisha Jackson Emery
Anna Eliza Emery
Capt Andrew Barton Emery
Jabez Newton Emery

Sources (5)

  • Deborah Waters, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Deborah Emery, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Deborah Waters, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1801Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 2

    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.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1795: St. Clair, Northwest Territory, United States 1795: Randolph, Northwest Territory, United States 1800: Randolph, Indiana Territory, United States 1809: Randolph, Illinois Territory, United States 1818: Randolph, Illinois, United States

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 19

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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