Daniel Lyman Watters

12 July 1900–17 December 1953 (Age 53)
Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Daniel Lyman

When Daniel Lyman Watters was born on 12 July 1900, in Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, his father, William E. Watters, was 49 and his mother, Amy Asphana Weygant, was 24. He married Lena Rachael Bankes on 19 March 1925, in Bell Center, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Haney, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Bell Center, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 17 December 1953, at the age of 53, and was buried in Excelsior, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Daniel Lyman Watters
Lena Rachael Bankes
Marriage: 19 March 1925
Francis Daniel Watters
Faye Richard Watters
Lawrence P. Watters
Everett William Watters
Amy Rozean Watters
Paul Ernest Watters

Spouse and Children

19 March 1925
Bell Center, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 7

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter . Compare Waters .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel L Waters in household of William C Waters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daniel E Waters in household of Wm Waters, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Daniel Watters, "United States Census, 1930"

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