James Waters

1787–1856 (Age 69)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Waters was born in 1787, in North Carolina, United States, his father, William Walters, was 32 and his mother, Celia Purvis Dawson Walters, was 29. He married Rachel Deviney on 16 February 1804, in Rutherford Twp, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 July 1856, in Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Waters
1787–1856
Rachel Deviney
1782–1852
Marriage: 16 February 1804
Sarah Black Waters
1806–1888
Viginia Jane Waters
1812–
James Waters
1807–1880
Elisha A Waters
1810–
Absolom O. Waters
1812–
Mary Jane Waters
1813–1900
Aaron V. Waters
1814–1869
John Henry “Jack” Walters
1814–1891
Elizabeth Waters
1816–1883
Mary Polly Waters
1817–
Jane Waters
1818–
Elizabeth Waters
1820–
Elijah Adam Waters
1821–1910
Rachel Waters
1822–1907
James Waters
1826–
John Waters
1828–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1804
Rutherford Twp, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

  • Nancy Waters

    Female1780–1850Female

  • Elizabeth Waters

    Female1783–1850Female

  • Gary Waters

    Male1785–Male

  • Female1785–1850Female

  • Jane Waters

    Female1786–1849Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 0

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 2

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1808

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Waters, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Waters, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Waters, "United States Census, 1820"

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