Adrian Eaton Owen Waters (1924 - 1990)

Adrian Eaton Owen Waters
1924 - 1990
updated April 28, 2020
Adrian Eaton Owen Waters was born on September 7, 1924 at Brideweir, Ireland. He was born to Eaton William Waters II and Anne Martin (Orr) Waters, with siblings Helen, Cicely, John, Ormonde, Ormonde, and Jacqueline. He died on November 26, 1990 at Whangarei Base Hospital, Whangarei, New Zealand at age 66.

Adrian Eaton Owen Waters b. 7 Sep 1924 d. 26 Nov 1990 was born in Brideweir, Conna, County Cork Ireland and died in Whangarei. NZ. Buried in Maunu Cemetery, (Whangarei) Maunu Park Block Thirty Two Plot 4710 on 27 Nov 1990. Eldest child of 7, of Dr E.W.Waters of Brideweir and Anne Martin Orr b. 27 Mar 1897, d. 30 Mar 1969. Adrian was educated at St.Columba’s College and Trinity College Dublin. Adrian having sold Brideweir in 1953 married Rosemary Isabel Warren-Perry on 6 Mar 1956 at St. Catherine’s Church, (Church of Ireland) Rincurran, Kinsale, (engaged on 10 Aug 1955). Rosemary was born 20 Sep 1933 in Bandon Nursing home Co.Cork, Ireland on Fair Day in Kinsale (3rd Wednesday in September), daughter of Henry George de la Poer Warren-Perry (10 Sep 1882 - 01 May 1954) and Isabella Mary Lucas (06 Apr 1900 - 31 Mar 1901). Adrian and Rosemary and family with his mother Anne Martin Waters nee Orr and his sister (Maeve) Jacqueline Nichola Maeve Waters immigrated to New Zealand on 12 Dec 1964 on the Northern Star, (Shaw Savill Line). Adrian studied at Trinity College, Dublin for 2 years until his father died in 1945 when he returned home to run his father’s property. Shortly after their marriage Adrian and Rosemary purchased a farm “Knockroe,” Knockroe, Kilmacsimon, Bandon on the Bandon River 1956 (sold in 1964) and pursued a successful career in farming, breeding and exhibiting pedigree Jersey cattle. He had six generations in a direct line, a feat unequalled in any Irish Jersey herd, and there was only one herd in England that could claim this distinction. Adrian served as Church Warden in Christ Church, Innishannon, Ireland c. 1956-1959. They left Ireland on 23 Oct 1964 and boarded the Northern Star from Southhampton on 30 Oct 1964 and set sail at 3pm. They bought a farm in Whangarei, Northland, NZ in 1966. They were Naturalised as New Zealand citizens on 10 May 1976 in Whangarei. Adrian and Rosemary pioneered the the French breed of beef cattle Blonde d’Aquitaine in New Zealand and Rosemary was granted Life Membership in Mar 1995 of the Blonde d’Aquitaine Society of Australia and NZ. The farm was sold in 1989. From 1966, during the next 15 years he increased the size of this farm 3 times by buying adjoining land until the property contained 645 acres (261 hectares), running both dairy and beef cattle. Due to failing health since 1972, he sold the farm in 1989 to Bruce Savill. Adrian was a Life Member of the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society. Adrian had many interests, including Botany, Philately, Antiques on which he was an authority, and he travelled extensively.
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Jan 17, 1865 - Feb 28, 1945
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Mar 27, 1893 - Mar 30, 1969

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Feb 20, 1920 - Mar 18, 1933
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Nov 7, 1922 - Mar 22, 2013
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Aug 2, 1921 - Mar 20, 1936
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Feb 9, 1930 - 1930
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1932 - Jan 3, 2015
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Sep 9, 1937 - 1999

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Adrian Eaton Owen Waters passed away on November 26, 1990 at Whangarei Base Hospital, Whangarei, New Zealand at 66 years old. He was born on September 7, 1924 at Brideweir, Ireland. He was born to Eaton William Waters II and Anne Martin (Orr) Waters, with siblings Helen, Cicely, John, Ormonde, Ormonde, and Jacqueline.
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In 1924, in the year that Adrian Eaton Owen Waters was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1932, at the age of just 8 years old, Adrian was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1959, when he was 35 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1979, he was 55 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1990, in the year of Adrian Eaton Owen Waters's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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