Thomas William Waters

Male1908–15 October 1986

Brief Life History of Thomas William

When Thomas William Waters was born in 1908, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, his father, Thomas Waters, was 24 and his mother, Mary McCabe, was 18. He died on 15 October 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.

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Thomas William Waters
1908–1986
Ruby Eileen Russell
1906–1985

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    World Events (8)

    1911

    Age 3

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

    1914

    Age 6

    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

    1939

    Age 31

    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    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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