John Waters

4 March 1779–
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of John

When John Waters was born on 4 March 1779, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, his father, George Waters, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Betty Handy, was 29. He married Elizabeth Corbin on 30 April 1804, in Worcester, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Waters
1779–
Elizabeth Corbin
1783–
Marriage: 30 April 1804
Susan Delia Waters
1805–1845
Miss Waters
1806–1806
John Waters
1807–1880
William Corbin Waters
1809–1880
Elizabeth Anne Waters
1811–1880
George Corbin Waters
1813–1848
Sarah Pollit Waters
1815–1890
Richard Thomas Waters
1817–1900
Harriet Corbin Waters
1820–1890
Mary Pricillia Waters
1823–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 April 1804
Worcester, Maryland, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1781

Age 2

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1812

Age 33

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Waters, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • John Waters, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • John Waters in entry for John Waters, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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