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John R. Waters

Male 1857 - 1925


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  • Name  John R. Waters  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  1857  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1860 - 1880  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Occupation  1880  Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Glass Factory Workers 
    • Charley Waters this week quit work at the Union glass works, because of the discharge of his brother John by the Co., it is said, without cause. Charley will go to Durhamville week after next, where he has been offered a good position. [5]
    Occupation  1881  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farming 
    • John Waters is employed for shares on Samuel Dickinson's farm. [6]
    Died  1925  [4
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    20081013 - Headstone, John R. Waters
    20081013 - Headstone, John R. Waters
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I659  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 Feb 2018 

    Father  Joseph Waters,   b. 1817,   d. 30 Nov 1858 
    Mother  Jane Avery,   b. 1824, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1891 
    Married  Y  [7
    • According to the 1875 census, Jane Avery Waters is noted as widowed. [7]
    Family Note  1860  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • According to the 1860 census, the whole family is noted as being paupers. Speculation is that this is due to the loss of husband/father Joseph in 1858.

      Additionally, the family surname is indicated as Walters. [1]
    Family ID  F171  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Extale,   b. 26 Dec 1864, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1952, Oneida, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet L. Waters,   b. 3 Jul 1888,   d. Jan 1976
     2. Margaret E. Waters,   b. 24 May 1893,   d. Aug 1979
    Last Modified  2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID  F850  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] 1860 United States Federal Census, 19 (Reliability: 2), 23 Jun 1860.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/23/1860; Sheet No: 19

    2. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 11 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/04/1875; Page: 11; Lines: 44

    3. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 23 (Reliability: 2), 14 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; SD No.: 8; ED No.: 231; ED Date: 06/14/1880; Page: 22; Lines: 12

    4. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=921&GScid=2221626&GRid=29805511& (Reliability: 1), 14 Sep 2008.
      John R. Waters

    5. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 13 Nov 1880.

    6. [S11] Cleveland Lakeside Press (Reliability: 1), 9 Apr 1881.

    7. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 11 (Reliability: 2), 4 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/04/1875; Page: 11; Lines: 39