Eliza Waters

Female1766–2 July 1847

Brief Life History of Eliza

Eliza Waters was born in 1766, in New York, United States. She had at least 8 sons and 4 daughters with Obadiah Culver. She died on 2 July 1847, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obadiah Culver
Eliza Waters
Isaac Solome W Culver
Harvey Culver
Solomon Culver
Prudence Culver
Barzaliel Culver
Harriett Culver
Lewis Culver
Bezaliel Culver
Berzabel Culver
Catherine Culver
Sylester Gilbert Culver
Franklin Culver

Sources (1)

  • Catharine Waters Culver, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

Children (12)

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World Events (8)


Age 6

Historical Boundaries 1772: Charlotte, New York Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Charlotte, New York, United States


Age 10

New York is the 11th state.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 22

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

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Death Notice

In Jackson, on the 2d inst., Mrs. Catharine Culver, aged about 80 years. Washington County Journal, 15 July 1847, page 3 nyshistoricnewspapers.org

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