John Waters

about 1875–
Florida, United States

The Life of John

When John Waters was born about 1875, in Florida, United States, his father, Allen M. Waters, was 25 and his mother, Ellen Ann Peters, was 21. 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
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 P Waters
1887–
Hattie M Waters
1889–
Henry C Waters
1891–1932
Randall Daniel Waters
1893–

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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

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 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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