Descendants of Major Waters
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Generation One


1. Major1 Waters was born on 7 Feb 1771. He married Patsy Wells, daughter of Samuel Wells, on 19 Nov 1809 at Jefferson Co., KY. He married Rachel Sullivan, daughter of Jeremiah Sullivan, on 19 Dec 1819 at Middletown Christian Church, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 8 Jun 1854 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 83.
Major Waters served in the War of 1812 as a Private from 12 Nov 1814 to 10 May 1815. He served under Captain Ziba Holt's Company, Kentucky Detached Militia which was commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel John Davis. A Bounty Land Application for 80 acres was applied for by Major Waters on December 5, 1850 following the passage of the "Act granting Bounty Land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States" which was passed September 28, 1850. The Bounty Land Warrant was eventually issued to Rachel Waters on May 14, 1878. The Widow's Pension request contains the information that Major Waters was 6 feet high, had fair complexion and sandy or light hair. It also states that he served in the Battle of New Orleans and was discharged from New Orleans. Major Waters served in the war as a substitute. Major Waters' Bounty Land Application states that he entered his service in Middletown for a period of six months and continued in service for a period of nine months.
Patsy Wells was born before 1794. She died after 1811.
Children of Major1 Waters and Patsy Wells were as follows:
bullet    2  i.   Ferdinand 2 Waters was born after 19 Nov 1809. He died between 1 Nov 1838 and 3 Jul 1850.


bullet    3  ii.   Male Child Waters was born between 19 Nov 1809 and 3 Nov 1810.


bullet    4  iii.   Emeline Waters was born circa 1811. She married William Brown circa Apr 1829 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died after 1828.

     William Brown was born before 1814. He died after 1828.


bullet    5  iv.   Catherine Waters was born circa 1811. She married Joseph Abel on 29 Aug 1830 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died after 29 Aug 1830.

     Joseph Abel was born before 1815. He died after 29 Aug 1830.


Rachel Sullivan was born circa 1795 at KY. She died on 1 Aug 1888. Rachel Waters filed for a pension for her husband's service in the War of 1812. Her Widow's Application number is W.O.14791 and her Widow's Certificate number is W.C.7961. The act authorizing the granting of pension for the War of 1812 was passed on March 9, 1878. Her application was filed on April 9, 1878 and the pension was granted on August 12, 1878. A Bounty Land Warrant was issued May 14, 1878. The Bounty Land was originally applied for by Major Waters December 5, 1850.
Children of Major1 Waters and Rachel Sullivan were as follows:
bullet+  6  i.   William2 Waters was born on 26 Apr 1822 at KY. He married Margaret Batman on 3 Sep 1843 at Jefferson Co., KY. He married Mary Elizabeth Brown on 13 Jan 1852 at Shelby Co., KY. He married Leear Hampson circa 1868. He died on 26 Jul 1882 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 60.


bullet    7  ii.   Wineford Waters was born after 1825. She died after 27 Nov 1830.


bullet+  8  iii.   Minor Waters was born in Jan 1825 at KY. He married Margaret E. Daniels on 27 Jul 1847 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 31 Mar 1905 at Shelbyville, Shelby Co., KY, at age 80.


bullet+  9  iv.   Robert Sullivan Waters was born in Oct 1827 at KY. He married Elizabeth Hudson circa 1850. He died on 16 Mar 1909 at KY at age 81.


bullet+  10  v.   George Waters was born circa 1834 at KY. He married Martha Tyler on 3 Nov 1857 at Shelby Co., KY. He died on 23 Mar 1916 at 542 East Market Street, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY.



Generation Two


6. William2 Waters (Major1) was born on 26 Apr 1822 at KY. He married Margaret Batman on 3 Sep 1843 at Jefferson Co., KY. He married Mary Elizabeth Brown on 13 Jan 1852 at Shelby Co., KY. He married Leear Hampson circa 1868. He died on 26 Jul 1882 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 60.
Margaret Batman was born circa 1820. She died before 1852.
There were no children of William2 Waters and Margaret Batman.
Mary Elizabeth Brown was born circa 1837 at KY. She died before 1868.
Children of William2 Waters and Mary Elizabeth Brown were as follows:
bullet    11  i.   George W.3 Waters was born circa 1853 at KY. He was born on 7 Mar 1853 at Simpsonville, Shelby Co., KY. He died after 9 Aug 1870.
     KY Index DOD 7-12-22 Age70 Bullt?


bullet+  12  ii.   Horace G. Waters was born on 22 Nov 1854 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Lida A. Hughes on 13 Nov 1877 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 16 Sep 1888 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 33.


bullet    13  iii.   Belle Waters was born on 10 Nov 1857 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 2 May 1933 at Shively, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 75.


bullet+  14  iv.   Fannie B. Waters was born circa 1860 at KY. She married John A. Netherton on 9 Mar 1880 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died after 26 Apr 1910.


bullet    15  v.   Ises L. Waters was born circa Mar 1860. She died before 1 Jun 1870.


Leear Hampson was born circa 1849 at IN. She died after 3 Jun 1880.
Children of William2 Waters and Leear Hampson were as follows:
bullet    16  i.   Addah3 Waters was born circa 1869 at KY. She died after 3 Jun 1880.


bullet    17  ii.   Cora Waters was born circa 1871 at KY. She died after 3 Jun 1880.


bullet    18  iii.   Ella Waters was born circa 1874 at KY. She died after 3 Jun 1880.


bullet    19  iv.   Maud Waters was born on 20 Apr 1880 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY.


8. Minor2 Waters (Major1) was born in Jan 1825 at KY. He married Margaret E. Daniels on 27 Jul 1847 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 31 Mar 1905 at Shelbyville, Shelby Co., KY, at age 80.
Margaret E. Daniels was born in 1830 at KY. She died after 2 Jun 1900.
Children of Minor2 Waters and Margaret E. Daniels were as follows:
bullet    20  i.   George W.3 Waters was born circa 1848 at KY.


bullet    21  ii.   Sarah M. Waters was born in Dec 1849. She married John Tyler Kent before 9 Aug 1870. She died on 12 Sep 1911 at Shelby Co., KY, at age 61.

     John Tyler Kent was born on 9 Sep 1841. He died on 9 Mar 1918 at 15th & Chest, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 76.


bullet+  22  iii.   Lawrence B. Waters was born on 11 Apr 1851 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Luella Winn on 3 May 1876 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 5 Aug 1930 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 79.


bullet    23  iv.   Rachael Waters was born circa 1853 at KY. She married Mathew Forster on 18 Feb 1875 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died after 1874.

     Mathew Forster was born in Aug 1845. He died after 8 Jan 1920.


bullet+  24  v.   Edward D. Waters was born on 3 Aug 1854 at Jefferson Co., KY. He married Theresa F. Wood, daughter of Hiram Benjamin Wood and Margaret K. Gwathmey, on 14 Nov 1876 at Clark Co., IN. He died on 26 Oct 1921 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 67.


bullet    25  vi.   Alice Able Waters was born on 7 Oct 1856 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. She married J. H. Johnson on 19 Dec 1883 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 13 Aug 1901 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 44.

     J. H. Johnson was born in Mar 1856 at MO. He died before 26 Oct 1931.


bullet    26  vii.   John Waters was born on 8 Aug 1858. He died on 7 May 1859 at Jefferson Co., KY.


bullet    27  viii.   Minor Waters was born circa 1860 at KY. He died after 3 Jun 1880.


bullet+  28  ix.   John Williamson Waters was born on 12 Nov 1864 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Nannie Eliza Cox on 17 Dec 1891 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 6 Nov 1945 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 80.


bullet    29  x.   Thomas Deer Waters was born on 15 Jun 1867 at KY. He married Ida Mary Field on 1 Nov 1892 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 20 Sep 1943 at 1238 S. Brook, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 76.

     Ida Mary Field was born in May 1870 at KY. She died on 26 Feb 1959 at Knoxville, Knox, TN, at age 88.


9. Robert Sullivan2 Waters (Major1) was born in Oct 1827 at KY. He married Elizabeth Hudson circa 1850. He died on 16 Mar 1909 at KY at age 81.
Elizabeth Hudson was born on 28 May 1832 at Henry Co., KY. She died on 16 Nov 1920 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 88.
Children of Robert Sullivan2 Waters and Elizabeth Hudson were as follows:
bullet+  30  i.   Laura Virginia3 Waters was born on 30 May 1851 at KY. She married William Benjamin Wood, son of Hiram Benjamin Wood and Margaret K. Gwathmey, on 23 Nov 1870 at Clark Co., IN. She died on 18 Apr 1921 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 69.


bullet+  31  ii.   Arthur Erasmos Waters was born on 21 Sep 1857 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Rose M. Zimmerman on 14 Sep 1898 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 2 Mar 1918 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 60.


bullet+  32  iii.   Anna Lemore Waters was born on 28 Jan 1865 at KY. She married Maylan E. Kline, son of Isaac Kline and Rebecca M. Geiger, on 3 Jan 1900 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 30 May 1947 at Central State Hospital, Lakeland, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 82.


10. George2 Waters (Major1) was born circa 1834 at KY. He married Martha Tyler on 3 Nov 1857 at Shelby Co., KY. He died on 23 Mar 1916 at 542 East Market Street, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY.
KY Death Index DOD 3-23-1916 Age 82 ?
Martha Tyler was born circa 1841. She died before 18 Apr 1910. 1900 Census - 7/5.
Children of George2 Waters and Martha Tyler all born at KY were as follows:
bullet    33  i.   Samuel3 Waters was born on 1 Jan 1859. He married Florence Bowman on 10 Jan 1904 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 12 Jun 1914 at City Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 55.

     Florence Bowman was born on 19 Apr 1871 at NY. She died on 23 Jul 1915 at 317 East Jefferson Street, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 44.


bullet    34  ii.   Basil Waters was born circa 1862. He died on 8 Jan 1892 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY.


bullet    35  iii.   Carrie Waters was born circa 1864. She married Clifford L. Hoke on 4 Jun 1888 at Clark Co., IN. She died after 1887.

     Clifford L. Hoke was born before 1871.


bullet    36  iv.   Silas Waters was born circa 1869. He married Allie (Waters) before 6 Jun 1900.

     Allie (Waters) was born in May 1860 at TX. She died after 6 Jun 1900.


bullet    37  v.   Hurlie Waters was born circa 1872.


bullet    38  vi.   Zonzetta Waters was born circa 1877.


bullet    39  vii.   Claude Waters was born in Jan 1879. He married an unknown person on 6 May 1915 at Jeffersonville, Clark Co., IN. He died after 6 May 1915.



Generation Three


12. Horace G.3 Waters (William2, Major1) was born on 22 Nov 1854 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Lida A. Hughes on 13 Nov 1877 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 16 Sep 1888 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 33.
Lida A. Hughes was born circa 1860 at KY. She died after 1887.
Children of Horace G.3 Waters and Lida A. Hughes were:
bullet    40  i.   Grace4 Waters was born circa 1879 at KY.


14. Fannie B.3 Waters (William2, Major1) was born circa 1860 at KY. She married John A. Netherton on 9 Mar 1880 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died after 26 Apr 1910.
John A. Netherton was born on 28 Nov 1856 at Floyds Fork, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 6 Apr 1925 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 68.
Children of Fannie B.3 Waters and John A. Netherton both born at KY were as follows:
bullet    41  i.   Frank F.4 Netherton was born in Oct 1882.


bullet    42  ii.   Mamie S. Netherton was born in Sep 1884.


22. Lawrence B.3 Waters (Minor2, Major1) was born on 11 Apr 1851 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Luella Winn on 3 May 1876 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 5 Aug 1930 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 79.
Luella Winn was born circa 1855. She died between 1886 and 1930.
Children of Lawrence B.3 Waters and Luella Winn were:
bullet    43  i.   Winfield L.4 Waters was born in Nov 1887 at KY. He died on 11 Nov 1946 at 2450 Mellwood Ave., Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY.
     DOD/Burial-Cave Hill Records 13 Oct 1946.


24. Edward D.3 Waters (Minor2, Major1) was born on 3 Aug 1854 at Jefferson Co., KY. He was born on 14 Aug 1854 at KY. He married Theresa F. Wood, daughter of Hiram Benjamin Wood and Margaret K. Gwathmey, on 14 Nov 1876 at Clark Co., IN. He died on 26 Oct 1921 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 67.
Theresa F. Wood was born circa 14 Jul 1858 at KY. She died on 27 Mar 1931 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. 1900 Census 16/7, 1910 Census 16/6.
Children of Edward D.3 Waters and Theresa F. Wood all born at KY were as follows:
bullet    44  i.   No Name4 Waters was born circa May 1880.


bullet    45  ii.   Mary F. Waters was born on 4 Mar 1880. She was born in Jul 1882. She died on 10 Feb 1969 at Masonic Widows and Orphans Home, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 86.


bullet    46  iii.   Lawrence B. Waters was born in Dec 1884. He died on 27 Sep 1933 at age 48.


bullet    47  iv.   Filbert T. Waters was born in Mar 1888. He died after 8 Jun 1900.


bullet    48  v.   William E. Waters was born in Mar 1888. He died on 23 Aug 1958 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 70.


bullet    49  vi.   Forest B. Waters was born in Jul 1894. He died after 8 Jun 1900.


bullet    50  vii.   Edward D. Waters was born in Feb 1898. He died after 14 Oct 1921.


28. John Williamson3 Waters (Minor2, Major1) was born on 12 Nov 1864 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Nannie Eliza Cox on 17 Dec 1891 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 6 Nov 1945 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 80.
Nannie Eliza Cox was born in Jan 1864 at KY. She died on 7 Jun 1960 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 96.
Children of John Williamson3 Waters and Nannie Eliza Cox both born at KY were as follows:
bullet    51  i.   John N.4 Waters was born in Dec 1893. He died on 6 Nov 1970 at Camden, NJ, at age 76.


bullet    52  ii.   Roger H. Waters was born in May 1895. He married Elizabeth Roman between 1912 and 1927 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 3 Mar 1975 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 79.

     Elizabeth Roman was born in Oct 1893 at KY. She died on 2 Nov 1969 at Lyndon, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 76.


30. Laura Virginia3 Waters (Robert2, Major1) was born on 30 May 1851 at KY. She married William Benjamin Wood, son of Hiram Benjamin Wood and Margaret K. Gwathmey, on 23 Nov 1870 at Clark Co., IN. She died on 18 Apr 1921 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 69.
William Benjamin Wood was born on 3 Oct 1848 at KY. He died on 31 Jul 1906 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 57.
Children of Laura Virginia3 Waters and William Benjamin Wood were as follows:
bullet+  53  i.   William Harlan4 Wood was born on 28 Jan 1875 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Nellie Brengman Sturgeon on 20 Oct 1892 at Clark Co., IN. He died on 22 Sep 1952 at Pewee Valley Hospital, Oldham Co., KY, at age 77.


bullet    54  ii.   Lizie Wood was born circa 1878 at KY. She married Henry Pascal Pearcy on 5 Aug 1896 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 11 Aug 1965 at Pewee Valley Hospital, Pewee Valley, Oldham Co., KY.

     Henry Pascal Pearcy was born on 16 Jun 1876 at Fisherville, KY. He died on 8 Oct 1950 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 74.


31. Arthur Erasmos3 Waters (Robert2, Major1) was born on 21 Sep 1857 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Rose M. Zimmerman on 14 Sep 1898 at Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 2 Mar 1918 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 60.
Rose M. Zimmerman was born circa 1874 at Switzerland. She died on 15 Jun 1964 at Jefferson Co., KY.
Children of Arthur Erasmos3 Waters and Rose M. Zimmerman were:
bullet    55  i.   Robert Irvin4 Waters was born on 8 Sep 1908 at Jefferson Co., KY. He married Ruby Holman on 2 Aug 1932 at Clark Co., IN. He died on 28 Jan 1990 at Humana Hospital Suburban, St. Matthews, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 81.

     Ruby Holman was born on 24 Sep 1907 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 3 Jul 1988 at Humana Hospital Suburban, St. Matthews, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 80.


32. Anna Lemore 3 Waters (Robert2, Major1) was born on 28 Jan 1865 at KY. She married Maylan E. Kline, son of Isaac Kline and Rebecca M. Geiger, on 3 Jan 1900 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 30 May 1947 at Central State Hospital, Lakeland, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 82.
Maylan E. Kline was born on 2 Jul 1869 at PA. He died on 11 Jun 1946 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 76. Need - L. D. Bax Funeral Home Record.
Children of Anna Lemore 3 Waters and Maylan E. Kline were:
bullet+  56  i.   Orlando Sherman4 Kline was born on 16 Dec 1900 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Hildegarde H. Stoesser, daughter of Bernard Stoesser and Catherine Theresa Bonn, on 29 Jan 1924 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 7 Jul 1943 at Norton Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 42.



Generation Four


53. William Harlan4 Wood (Laura3 Waters, Robert2, Major1) was born on 28 Jan 1875 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Nellie Brengman Sturgeon on 20 Oct 1892 at Clark Co., IN. He died on 22 Sep 1952 at Robindale Court, Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 77 or at Pewee Valley Hospital, Oldham Co., KY.
Nellie Brengman Sturgeon was born on 1 Jan 1876 at Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 1 Jan 1947 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 71.
Children of William Harlan4 Wood and Nellie Brengman Sturgeon were as follows:
bullet    57  i.   Ethel Mae5 Wood was born on 6 Aug 1893. She was born on 26 Aug 1893 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. She married Charles Henry Blumer on 12 Jun 1920. She died on 8 Sep 1980 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home, Pewee Valley, Oldham Co., KY, at age 87.
     Ethel Mae Wood, born August 26, 1893, was married to Charles Henry Blumer I of Middletown, Kentucky on June 12, 1920 and had one son, Charles Henry Blumer II, born March 15, 1926.
Charles Henry Blumer was born in Apr 1893 at KY. He died on 22 Oct 1945 at Baptist Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 52.


bullet    58  ii.   Virginia Dorsey Wood was born on 23 Apr 1895 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. She married Edward Sheppard Hawley before 19 Jan 1920. She died on 26 Oct 1940 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 45.
     Virginia Dorsey Wood, second child, born April 23, 1890, was married to Edward Sheppard Hawley of Floydsburg, Kentucky in May, 1919. She died of cancer on October 26, 1940 and left no issue.
Edward Sheppard Hawley was born circa 1890 at KY.


bullet    59  iii.   Adah Evaline Wood was born on 10 Mar 1897 at Middletown, Jefferson Co., KY. She married William Jason Arms in 1929. She died on 22 Aug 1958 at St. Anthony Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 61.
     Adah Evelyn Wood, third child, was born March 10, 1897. She married William Jason Arms of Louisville in 1929 and died of cancer on August 22, 1958, leaving no issue.
William Jason Arms was born on 28 Jun 1884 at Owensboro, KY. He died on 4 Nov 1939 at St. Joseph Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 55.


bullet    60  iv.   Edith Louise Wood was born on 24 Dec 1901 at Ashland, KY. She died on 19 May 1997 at Jefferson Co., KY, at age 95.


56. Orlando Sherman4 Kline (Anna3 Waters, Robert2, Major1) was born on 16 Dec 1900 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He married Hildegarde H. Stoesser, daughter of Bernard Stoesser and Catherine Theresa Bonn, on 29 Jan 1924 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. He died on 7 Jul 1943 at Norton Infirmary, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 42.
Hildegarde H. Stoesser was born on 10 Nov 1901 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. She died on 22 Jan 1965 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 63.
Children of Orlando Sherman4 Kline and Hildegarde H. Stoesser all born at Jefferson Co., KY, are all still living.





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