John Waters

1828–
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Waters was born in 1828, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Waters, was 41 and his mother, Rachel Deviney, was 46.

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Family Time Line

James Waters
1787–1856
Rachel Deviney
1782–1852
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–

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 2

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

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.

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