William Stickney Waterman

17 January 1880–13 July 1947 (Age 67)
Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of William Stickney

When William Stickney Waterman was born on 17 January 1880, in Neosho Falls, Woodson, Kansas, United States, his father, Charles West Waterman, was 32 and his mother, Alice A Haughawout, was 23. He married Addie Everts Stewart on 29 January 1929, in San Francisco, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years and San Pedro, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935. He died on 13 July 1947, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Stickney Waterman
1880–1947
Addie Everts Stewart
1878–1964
Marriage: 29 January 1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1929San Francisco, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    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.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 2
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English and Dutch: occupational name for a boatman or ferryman, or a water carrier (the English name was perhaps sometimes synonymous with Middle English waterlader or waterberer, denoting a man who carried fresh water from a spring or stream for drinking or domestic use), or a topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or stretch of water (see Water 2).English: occupational name from the Middle English personal name Water or Walter + man, meaning ‘servant of Wa(l)ter’.Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wassermann or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wasserman .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Water

    Sources (9)

    • William S Waterman, "United States Census, 1940"
    • William Stickney Waterman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • William S Waterman in household of Alice A Waterman, "United States Census, 1910"

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