Deborah Waters

8 June 1781–13 October 1840 (Age 59)
Lebanon Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life 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
1777–1858
Deborah Waters
1781–1840
Marriage: 10 June 1801
Sarah Emery
1802–1871
Henry Harrison Emery
1804–1877
Elizabeth Emery
1806–1892
Mary Emery
1808–1846
William Dallas Emery
1810–1825
John Pike Emery
1812–1883
Elisha Jackson Emery
1814–1887
Anna Eliza Emery
1817–1891
Capt Andrew Barton Emery
1819–1862
Jabez Newton Emery
1823–1823

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1801
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
children

(10)

    Sarah Emery

    Female1802–1871Female

    Henry Harrison Emery

    Male1804–1877Male

    Elizabeth Emery

    Female1806–1892Female

    Female1808–1846Female

    William Dallas Emery

    Male1810–1825Male

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Parents and Siblings

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.
1787 · New Jersey Plan

Age 6

"Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two ""houses"" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested)."
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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Deborah Waters, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Deborah Emery, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Deborah Waters, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"

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