Carrol Faye Waters

8 August 1947–5 August 2014 (Age 67)
Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Carrol Faye

When Carrol Faye Waters was born on 8 August 1947, in Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, Abraham Lincoln Waters, was 36 and her mother, Mildred Sue Childers, was 34. She married Hillery A. Griffis. She died on 5 August 2014, in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Stearns, McCreary, Kentucky, United States.

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Hillery A. Griffis
Carrol Faye Waters

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    Wilma I Waters


    Imogene Waters


    Still Borned Waters


    Geraldine Watters


    Shirley Ann Waters


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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1952 · Atomic Energy Plant is Built Near Paducah

Age 5

The atomic energy plant near Paduch, Kentucky was built in 1952. It produced enriched uranium and later nuclear fuel for commercial power plants.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 18

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

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 (1)

  • Carol Griffis in entry for Dr Will E Waters, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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