Joseph Fairold Waters

29 May 1910–1 February 1951 (Age 40)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Fairold

When Joseph Fairold Waters was born on 29 May 1910, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Smith Waters, was 42 and his mother, Emma Lu Alice Wimmer, was 23. He married Esther Lorene Colvin on 18 April 1931, in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Skagit, Washington, United States in 1930 and Sedro-Woolley Ward 2 Election Precinct 2, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 1 February 1951, at the age of 40.

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Joseph Fairold Waters
Esther Lorene Colvin
Marriage: 18 April 1931
Patricia G. Waters
Geraldine Fay Waters

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World Events (8)

1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport
Age 1
The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 2
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Age 12
Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

Name Meaning

(1997: 23602;2007: 49660; 2010: 67929)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 ).

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

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Sources (16)

  • Joseph Faireld Waters, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joe F Waters, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • J.f. Waters in entry for Patricia F. Waters, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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