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 Susan, John, James, William, Charlotte, 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, George Alexander Waters Dr, John Fred Waters, John Christopher Waters, Charlotte Waters, Ellen Waters, Mary Anne Waters, Eliza Waters, Margaret Waters, Susan Waters, and James Platt 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
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Death
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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 - around 1830
Unknown - Unknown

Siblings:

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

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Spouse:

Unknown - Unknown

Children:

1819 - Sep 14, 1870
1824 - 1899
Unknown - Unknown
Mar 29, 1777 - March 1794
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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 1824, when he was 50 years old, in May through July, King Kamehameha II of Hawaii and his wife Queen Kamāmalu - who was his half-sister - travelled for a state visit to London. While in London, they both contracted measles and died a week apart.

In 1833, at the age of 59 years old, George was alive when on April 18th, over 300 delegates from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland called on the office of the Prime Minister of Great Britain to demand the immediate abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire. Following this, slavery was abolished by the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 - with exceptions provided for the East India Company, Ceylon, and Saint Helena.

In 1848, at the age of 74 years old, George was alive when on January 31st, construction began on the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. - but the monument wasn't completed until 1888. A lack of money, the Civil War, and a dispute over who would manage the monument kept halting construction.

In 1858, in the year of George Alexander Waters's passing, on May 11th, Minnesota became the 32nd U.S. state. It was previously the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

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