Irvin Nelson " Milt" Waters

1881–1918 (Age 36)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Irvin Nelson " Milt"

When Irvin Nelson " Milt" Waters was born on 7 April 1881, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Nelson Hadley Waters, was 36 and his mother, Elvina Crockett, was 33. He married Lydia Bell Beach on 24 June 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 13 March 1918, in Randolph, Cedar, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Chappell, Deuel, Nebraska, United States.

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Irvin Nelson " Milt" Waters
Lydia Bell Beach
Marriage: 24 June 1906
Vera Gertrude Waters

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24 June 1906


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 3

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 15

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Irvan N Walters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irvin N. Waters, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ervin N Waters, "Find A Grave Index"

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