Larkin Toliver Waters Jr

10 May 1858–29 July 1941 (Age 83)
Frenchtown, El Dorado, California, United States

The Life Summary of Larkin Toliver

When Larkin Toliver Waters Jr was born on 10 May 1858, in Frenchtown, El Dorado, California, United States, his father, Larkin Toliver Waters, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Melinda Benson, was 29. He married Lucy Ann Roberts on 25 December 1883, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900 and Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 July 1941, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Larkin Toliver Waters Jr
Lucy Ann Roberts
Marriage: 25 December 1883
Charles William Waters
Lyle Larkin Waters
Delbert Thomas Waters
Berl Elijah Watters
Gilbert Watters
LeRoy Watters
Alta Damaris Waters

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1883Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 11
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    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.

    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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    Sources (51)

    • Larkin Waters in household of A J Warf, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Larkin Watters in entry for Leroy Watters, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Larkin Waters in entry for Delbert Thomas Waters, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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