Mary Ovett

24 January 1840–3 February 1924 (Age 84)
Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Ovett was born on 24 January 1840, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Ovett. She married Oliver Waters in 1860, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lawton, Antwerp Township, Van Buren, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Antwerp Township, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 3 February 1924, in Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Waters
Mary Ovett
Marriage: 1860
Julia Adella Waters
Elmer Waters
Arthur L Waters

Spouse and Children

Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings





World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the female personal name Eve .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Waters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Waters in household of Oliver Waters, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Waters in household of Oliver Waters, "United States Census, 1880"

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