John Aquilla Waters

3 July 1861–19 February 1949 (Age 87)
Tattnall, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of John Aquilla

When John Aquilla Waters was born on 3 July 1861, in Tattnall, Georgia, United States, his father, James Manning Waters, was 29 and his mother, Caroline A. Odom, was 24. He married Eveline Martha Sikes about 1886, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 1519, Wayne, Georgia, United States for about 25 years and District 583, Wayne, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 19 February 1949, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Aquilla Waters
Eveline Martha Sikes
Marriage: about 1886
Geneva Estelle Waters
Harley L. Waters
Cassie Cora Waters
William Roy Waters
John Manning Waters
Amanda Waters
Lila B. Waters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1886Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 23602;2007: 49660; 2010: 67929)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 ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • John A Waters, "United States Census, 1930"
    • J. A. Waters in entry for Cassie Miller, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
    • John A Waters, "United States Census, 1940"

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