Harriet Elizabeth Waters

24 January 1896–23 February 1974 (Age 78)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Waters was born on 24 January 1896, in West Virginia, United States, her father, John Washington Waters, was 36 and her mother, Mary Louella Jeffers, was 19. She married Ira Dallas Talkington on 28 January 1914, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tyler, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and McElroy Magisterial District, Tyler, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1974, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oaklawn Memorial Park, West Liberty, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Dallas Talkington
Harriet Elizabeth Waters
Marriage: 28 January 1914
Luise E Talkington
Irene Talkington
Mary Garnet Talkington
Louis Edward Talkington
Juanita Geneva Talkington
Waneta J Talkington
Robert A Talkiington
Ira (Junior) Talkington
Patricia Ann Talkington

Spouse and Children

28 January 1914
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States


    Luise E Talkington


    Irene Talkington


    Mary Garnet Talkington


    Louis Edward Talkington



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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hattie Waters in household of John Waters, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hattie Talkington in household of Ira Talkington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harriet E Talkington in household of Ira C Talkington, "United States Census, 1920"

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