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John R. Waters

Male 1857 - 1925  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name John R. Waters  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born May 1857  Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1880  Union Glass Company, Kathern and North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    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. [7]
    Occupation 1881  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farming 
    • John Waters is employed for shares on Samuel Dickinson's farm. [9]
    Religion 1886  St. James Episcopal Church, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 1886 - Elected vestryman. [10]
    Residence 1860 - 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Occupation 1900  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Glass Factory Worker, Glass Flattener 
    Died May 1925  Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility, 323 Genesee Street, Oneida, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    20081013 - Headstone, John R. Waters
    20081013 - Headstone, John R. Waters
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID I659  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 

    Father Joseph Waters,   b. 1817,   d. 30 Nov 1858  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Jane Avery,   b. 1824, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1891  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Y  [11
    • According to the 1875 census, Jane Avery Waters is noted as widowed. [11]
    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 Chart

    Family Elizabeth Extale (Waters),   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  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt. 1887  [5
    Children 
     1. Harriet L. Waters,   b. 3 Jul 1888, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1976  (Age 87 years)
     2. Bertram Joseph Waters,   b. 20 Feb 1891, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret E. Waters,   b. 24 May 1893, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1979  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. [S31] 1870 United States Federal Census, 16 (Reliability: 2), 13 Jun 1870.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED Date: 06/14/1870; Sheet No: 16

    3. [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

    4. [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

    5. [S211] 1900 United States Federal Census, 7A (Reliability: 2), 11 Jun 1900.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #107; ED Date: 06/11/1900; SD: #13; Sheet No: 7A

    6. [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

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

    8. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 7 (Reliability: 1), 28 May 1925.
      Items From Here and There

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

    10. [S205] A History of St. James Episcopal Church, Cleveland, New York, Bertram Grey Foster, https://clevelandhistoricalsociety.com/wp/?p=2100 (Reliability: 1), 1912.

    11. [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