George Alexander Waters (1774 - 1858)

George Alexander Waters
1774 - 1858
updated April 28, 2020
George Alexander Waters, father to 11 children, was born on February 10, 1774 in Cork, Ireland. He was born to John Christopher Waters and Anne (Platt) Waters, with siblings Charlotte, Susan, James, William, John, Robert, and Susan. He was baptized at St Peter’s Church, Cork, Ireland. George married Anne Rebecca Edwards in 1800 and George died on October 14, 1858. They gave birth to Eaton William Waters, Charlotte Waters, Ellen Waters, Mary Anne Waters, Eliza Waters, Margaret Waters, Susan Waters, James Platt Waters, George Alexander Waters Dr, John Fred Waters, and John Christopher Waters. He died on October 14, 1858 in Tramore, Ireland at 84 years of age.
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George Alexander Waters
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Male
Gender
George
First name
Alexander
Middle name
Waters
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Last known residence
George Waters was born on in Cork, Waterford County, Ireland
Birth
George Waters died on in Tramore, Waterford County, Ireland
Death
George Waters was born on in Cork, Waterford County, Ireland
George Waters died on in Tramore, Waterford County, Ireland
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for George.
Cause of death
at Abbey Church cemetery, in Waterford County, Ireland
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Ethnicity & Lineage

Irish

Nationality & Locations Lived

Ireland

Religion

Church of Ireland

Baptized

at St Peter’s Church, in Cork, Waterford County, Ireland

Education

M.D.O. at St Andrews in 1813
Surgeon R.N

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Doctor/Surgeon

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George Alexander Waters Family Tree

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Parents:

Unknown - c. 1830
Unknown - Unknown

Siblings:

Mar 29, 1777 - March 1794
Aug 7, 1772 - 1772
Mar 7, 1775 - Aug 27, 1813
Feb 17, 1776 - Unknown
1778 - January 1845
Jan 15, 1799 - Oct 20, 1806
Jun 24, 1782 - May 10, 1865

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Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

Children:

1819 - Sep 14, 1870
Mar 29, 1777 - March 1794
Unknown - Unknown
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1824 - 1899
Unknown - Unknown

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George Alexander Waters of Crobally Surgeon R.N., b. 10 Feb 1774, d. 14 Oct 1858 (M.D.O. at St Andrews 1813). On 13 Feb 1774 he was baptised at St Peter’s, Cork. Both George and his wife were buried in the Edwards’ plot in the Abbey Church cemetery, Waterford, separated from the city of Waterford by the river Suir. He married Anne Rebecca Edwards d. 1869, daughter of Eaton Edwards of Newtown, Co. Kilkenny. George the eldest son of John Christopher Waters, and of his wife Anne (nee Platt). He served in the Royal Navy as Surgeon on the HMS Bonetta a 16 gun sloop, resigned in 1797. After more than ten years rejoined being appointed Assist. Surgeon to HMS Trial 6 Jun 1810, (seniority 8 Oct 1808). While not serving in the Navy, he lived in Peter Steet, Waterford, and his house there had the reputation of being haunted. When peace came he retired and was appointed Surgeon at Sick Quarters, Waterford. Anne persuaded him to retire to Tramore where he settled about 1820. In his latter years George became blind.
They had 5 sons and 6 daughters.

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1774 - 1858 World Events

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In 1806, he was 32 years old when on May 30th, Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel. Dickinson accused Jackson of cheating on a bet, then insulted his wife Rachel - accusing her of bigamy. Although Dickinson had the first shot - and hit Jackson in the chest, near his heart - Jackson shot (maybe twice, which would have been illegal) and killed Dickinson. Although it is thought that Jackson fought anywhere from 5 to 100 duels (he had a bad temper), he won a run for President in 1829.

In 1828, when he was 54 years old, Hungarian inventor and physicist, Ányos Jedlik - a Benedictine priest - created the world's first electric motor, which he called an electromotor. Currently, the motor still works.

In 1835, at the age of 61 years old, George was alive when on January 30th, the first known attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States occurred just outside the United States Capitol Building. President Andrew Jackson was leaving the building after the funeral of South Carolina Representative Warren R. Davis. An Englishman, Richard Lawrence - who was unemployed and possibly mentally ill - stepped out and attempted to shoot. His gun misfired so he pulled out another gun - which also misfired. He was immediately caught.

In 1845, when he was 71 years old, on December 29th, Texas was admitted as the 28th state. Formerly part of Mexico, then an independent Republic, Texas consisted mainly of American settlers - English speaking - in the north and former Mexican citizens - Spanish speaking - in the south and west when admitted to the Union.

In 1858, in the year of George Alexander Waters's passing, on January 14th, Felice Orsini and others tried - but failed - to assassinate Napoleon III of France. The bombs they set off did kill 8 people - and wounded 142 others. Some of the conspirators were French émigrés who lived in Britain, setting off a short anti-British feeling in France. But the emperor refused to support the sentiment and it died out. Orsini was executed by guillotine on March 13th.

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