John Waters

about 1875–
Florida, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Waters was born about 1875, in Florida, United States, his father, Allen M. Waters, was 26 and his mother, Ellen Ann Peters, was 22. He lived in Polk, Florida, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Allen M. Waters
1850–1909
Ellen Ann Peters
1854–
Annie M Waters
1872–
John Waters
about 1875–
Jennie Waters
1880–
Charles Marion Waters
1873–1915
Matthew Lawrence Waters
1877–1941
George W Waters
1878–
Ellen B Waters
1882–
Allen B Waters
1882–
Mark Harrison Waters
1884–1932
James Edward Waters
1885–1933
Thomas Pinkney Waters
1887–1957
Hattie M Waters
1889–
Henry C Waters
1891–1932
Randall Daniel Waters
1893–

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World Events (8)

about 1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age NaN
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built
Age 3
The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 31
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Possible Related Names

Water
Watters
Tydings

Sources (3)

  • John Waters in household of Allen Waters, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jay W Waters in household of Allen M Waters, "Florida, State Census, 1885"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Waters - Government record: Census record: birth-name: John Waters

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