George Washington Waters

Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Waters was born on 13 August 1880, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Francis A. " France" Waters, was 31 and his mother, Tennessee Mount, was 31. He married Esther May Kenworthy on 20 February 1916, in Polk, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Polk, Arkansas, United States for about 40 years. He died in February 1963, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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George Washington Waters
1880–1963
Esther May Kenworthy
1894–1975
Marriage: 20 February 1916
George Francis Waters
1917–2007
Louis Woodrow Waters
1919–2008
Doris Rhea Waters
1922–2010
Audrey E Waters
1928–2018

Sources (14)

  • George W Waters, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George W Waters, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • George Washington Waters, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896

Historical Boundaries - 1896: Polk, Arkansas, United States

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western 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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