Betty Waters

20 September 1778–
Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Betty

When Betty Waters was born on 20 September 1778, in Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Abel Waters, was 49 and her mother, Lydia Trask, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Abel Waters
1729–1786
Lydia Trask
1737–1816
Hannah Waters
1760–
Abel Waters
1768–
Lydia Waters
1762–1808
Nabby Waters
1764–1848
Sarah Waters
1766–1845
Elizabeth Waters
1777–1857
Betty Waters
1778–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1729–1786Male

    Lydia Trask

    Female1737–1816Female

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 8

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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