James Clifford Waters Sr

19 June 1938–7 September 1986 (Age 48)
Robertsdale, Baldwin, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Clifford

When James Clifford Waters Sr was born on 19 June 1938, in Robertsdale, Baldwin, Alabama, United States, his father, Leon Milford Waters, was 26 and his mother, Elva Verta Gideons, was 25. He married Dorothy Christine Anderson in September 1958, in Baldwin, Alabama, United States. He died on 7 September 1986, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Rock Cemetery, Robertsdale, Baldwin, Alabama, United States.

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James Clifford Waters Sr
Dorothy Christine Anderson
Marriage: September 1958

Spouse and Children

September 1958
Baldwin, Alabama, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 3

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 13

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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)

  • James Clifford Waters in entry for James William Cooper and Jeannie Ruth Waters, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • James C Waters in entry for James William Cooper and Jeannie Ruth Waters, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • James Clifford Waters, "Find A Grave Index"

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