Aaron V. Waters

1814–1869 (Age 55)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Aaron V.

When Aaron V. Waters was born in 1814, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, John York Waters, was 33 and his mother, Rachel Deviney, was 32. He married Elizabeth ( Betsy) Hunt on 8 July 1831, in Rutherford Twp, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died in 1869, at the age of 55.

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Aaron V. Waters
Elizabeth ( Betsy) Hunt
Marriage: 8 July 1831
John Oliver Waters
Rebecca Waters
Rachel Olivene Waters
Nancy Melisa “Lizzie” Waters
Sarah Mary Waters
Huldah Sophronia Waters

Spouse & Children

  • Male1814–1869Male

  • Elizabeth ( Betsy) Hunt


8 July 1831
Rutherford Twp, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • John York Waters


  • Female1782–1852Female



  • James Waters


  • Female1813–1900Female

  • Male1814–1869Male

  • Elizabeth 'Bets' Waters


World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • York Waters in entry for J. O. Waters, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"
  • A Aron D Waters, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Aaron D Watters, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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